Agastheeswaram Taluka of Kanniyakumari district has total population of 552,175 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 272,393 are males while 279,782 are females. In 2011 there were total 146,942 families residing in Agastheeswaram Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 1,027.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 80.8% people lives in Urban areas while 19.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 94% while that in the rural areas is 92.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Agastheeswaram Taluka is 1,030 while that of Rural areas is 1,014.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Agastheeswaram Taluka is 52730 which is 10% of the total population. There are 26657 male children and 26073 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,027 ) of Agastheeswaram Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 93.66%. The male literacy rate is 85.99% and the female literacy rate is 83.47% in Agastheeswaram Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Agastheeswaram Taluka is further divided into 21 towns and 20 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Agastheeswaram Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||52,730||26,657||26,073|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Agastheeswaram Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||637||(0.12%)||295||342|
Average literacy rate of Agastheeswaram Taluka in 2011 were 93.66% in which, male and female literacy were 95.32% and 92.05% respectively. Total literate in Agastheeswaram Taluka were 467,766 of which male and female were 234,229 and 233,537 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Agastheeswaram Taluka is 1,027 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,027 females in Agastheeswaram Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,027 ) of Agastheeswaram Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 52,730 children between age 0 to 6 years in Agastheeswaram Taluka. Out of which 52,730 were male while 52,730 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 118,586 families under Agastheeswaram Taluka living in urban areas while 118,586 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 80.8% of total population of Agastheeswaram Taluka lives in Urban areas while 19.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 41,990 while that in rural region is 10,740.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||52,730||41,990||10,740|
In Agastheeswaram Taluka out of total population, 195,077 were engaged in work activities. 86.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 195,077 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,332 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,705 were Agricultural labourer.