Kottayam District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Kerala) - Census 2011
Kottayam district of Kerala has a total population of 1,974,551 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 968,289 are males while 1,006,262 are females. In 2011 there were a total 487,296 families residing in Kottayam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kottayam district is 1,039.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28.6% people live in Urban areas while 71.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 97.5% while that in rural areas is 97.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kottayam district is 1,051 while that of Rural areas is 1,034.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kottayam district is 174486 which is 9% of the total population. There are 88823 male children and 85663 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kottayam is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,039) of Kottayam district.
The total literacy rate of Kottayam district is 97.21%. The male literacy rate is 88.98% and the female literacy rate is 88.27% in Kottayam district.
To facilitate the administration, Kottayam district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Kottayam Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kottayam district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||174,486||88,823||85,663|
Caste-wise Population - Kottayam district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Kottayam district of Kerala.
Religion-wise Population - Kottayam district
|No Religion Specified||4,636||(0.23%)||2,246||2,390|
Literacy Rate - Kottayam district
The total literacy rate of Kottayam district was 97.21% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 1,749,798 literates, males were 861,592 while females were 888,206. Also the male literacy rate was 97.97% and the female literacy rate was 96.48% in Kottayam district.
Sex Ratio - Kottayam district
The Sex Ratio of Kottayam district is 1,039 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,039 females in Kottayam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,039 ) of Kottayam district.
Population Density - Kottayam district
The total area of Kottayam district is 2,206 km2. Thus the density of Kottayam district is 895 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 274 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,932 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Kottayam district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kottayam, 28.63% people lived in urban regions while 71.37% in rural areas. The total urban population was 565,393 out of which 275,616 were males while the remaining 289,777 were females. In rural areas of Kottayam, male population was 692,673 while the female population was 716,485.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kottayam was 1,051 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kottayam was 968 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kottayam were 49,343 which is 8.73% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kottayam was 1,034 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kottayam was 963 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kottayam for urban regions was 97.48 percent in which males were 98.24% literate while female literacy stood at 96.75%. The total literate population of Kottayam was 1,749,798. Similarly in rural areas of Kottayam, the average literacy rate was 97.1 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 97.86% and 96.37% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kottayam were 1,246,775.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||963||968|
Child Population - Kottayam district
According to Census 2011, there were 174,486 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kottayam district. Out of which 88,823 were male while 85,663 were female.
Working Population - Kottayam district
In Kottayam district out of total population, 735,735 were engaged in work activities. 82.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 735,735 workers engaged in Main Work, 42,620 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 44,783 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Kottayam
Below are the list of Districts near Kottayam district in Kerala.
|Alappuzha district population||2,127,789|
|Idukki district population||1,108,974|
|Ernakulam district population||3,282,388|
|Pathanamthitta district population||1,197,412|
|Thrissur district population||3,121,200|
|Kollam district population||2,635,375|
|Thiruvananthapuram district population||3,301,427|
|Palakkad district population||2,809,934|
|Malappuram district population||4,112,920|
|Kozhikode district population||3,086,293|