Kozhikode District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Kerala) - Census 2011
Kozhikode district of Kerala has a total population of 3,086,293 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,470,942 are males while 1,615,351 are females. In 2011 there were a total 697,710 families residing in Kozhikode district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kozhikode district is 1,098.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 67.2% people live in Urban areas while 32.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 95.4% while that in rural areas is 94.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kozhikode district is 1,102 while that of Rural areas is 1,091.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kozhikode district is 335645 which is 11% of the total population. There are 170429 male children and 165216 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kozhikode is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,098) of Kozhikode district.
The total literacy rate of Kozhikode district is 95.08%. The male literacy rate is 86.13% and the female literacy rate is 83.48% in Kozhikode district.
To facilitate the administration, Kozhikode district is further divided into 3 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Kozhikode Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kozhikode district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||335,645||170,429||165,216|
Caste-wise Population - Kozhikode district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Kozhikode district of Kerala.
Religion-wise Population - Kozhikode district
|No Religion Specified||6,967||(0.23%)||3,345||3,622|
Literacy Rate - Kozhikode district
The total literacy rate of Kozhikode district was 95.08% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 94% of Kerala. Population-wise, out of total 2,615,443 literates, males were 1,266,939 while females were 1,348,504. Also the male literacy rate was 97.42% and the female literacy rate was 92.99% in Kozhikode district.
Sex Ratio - Kozhikode district
The Sex Ratio of Kozhikode district is 1,098 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,098 females in Kozhikode district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,098 ) of Kozhikode district.
Population Density - Kozhikode district
The total area of Kozhikode district is 2,345 km2. Thus the density of Kozhikode district is 1,316 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 944 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,401 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Kozhikode district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kozhikode, 67.15% people lived in urban regions while 32.85% in rural areas. The total urban population was 2,072,572 out of which 986,158 were males while the remaining 1,086,414 were females. In rural areas of Kozhikode, male population was 484,784 while the female population was 528,937.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kozhikode was 1,102 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kozhikode was 971 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kozhikode were 221,043 which is 10.67% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kozhikode was 1,091 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kozhikode was 967 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kozhikode for urban regions was 95.38 percent in which males were 97.55% literate while female literacy stood at 93.45%. The total literate population of Kozhikode was 2,615,443. Similarly in rural areas of Kozhikode, the average literacy rate was 94.47 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 97.16% and 92.04% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kozhikode were 849,378.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||967||971|
Child Population - Kozhikode district
According to Census 2011, there were 335,645 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kozhikode district. Out of which 170,429 were male while 165,216 were female.
Working Population - Kozhikode district
In Kozhikode district out of total population, 948,981 were engaged in work activities. 79.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 948,981 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,905 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 37,555 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Kozhikode
Below are the list of Districts near Kozhikode district in Kerala.
|Malappuram district population||4,112,920|
|Wayanad district population||817,420|
|Palakkad district population||2,809,934|
|Kannur district population||2,523,003|
|Thrissur district population||3,121,200|
|Kasaragod district population||1,307,375|
|Ernakulam district population||3,282,388|
|Idukki district population||1,108,974|
|Kottayam district population||1,974,551|
|Alappuzha district population||2,127,789|