Kalkulam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kanniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu

Kalkulam Taluka of Kanniyakumari district has total population of 606,706 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 302,183 are males while 304,523 are females. In 2011 there were total 154,700 families residing in Kalkulam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kalkulam Taluka is 1,008.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 81.3% people lives in Urban areas while 18.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.9% while that in the rural areas is 90.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kalkulam Taluka is 1,011 while that of Rural areas is 994.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kalkulam Taluka is 59098 which is 10% of the total population. There are 30164 male children and 28934 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kalkulam Taluka is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,008 ) of Kalkulam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kalkulam Taluka is 91.69%. The male literacy rate is 84.04% and the female literacy rate is 81.49% in Kalkulam Taluka.

Population
606,706
Literacy
91.69%
Sex Ratio
1,008

To facilitate the administration, Kalkulam Taluka is further divided into 32 towns and 17 villages.

Kalkulam Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kalkulam Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 59,098 30,164 28,934
Literacy 91.69% 84.04% 81.49%
Scheduled Caste 18,366 9,209 9,157
Scheduled Tribe 2,957 1,436 1,521
Illiterate 104,615 48,234 56,381

Caste-wise Population - Kalkulam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Kalkulam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 18,366 9,209 9,157
Schedule Tribe 2,957 1,436 1,521

Religion-wise Population - Kalkulam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 259,193 (42.72%) 129,498 129,695
Muslim 29,161 (4.81%) 14,511 14,650
Christian 316,546 (52.17%) 157,359 159,187
Sikh 50 (0.01%) 24 26
Buddhist 148 (0.02%) 71 77
Jain 15 (0%) 7 8
Other Religion 4 (0%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 1,589 (0.26%) 711 878

Literacy Rate - Kalkulam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kalkulam Taluka in 2011 were 91.69% in which, male and female literacy were 93.36% and 90.04% respectively. Total literate in Kalkulam Taluka were 502,091 of which male and female were 253,949 and 248,142 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kalkulam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kalkulam Taluka is 1,008 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,008 females in Kalkulam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,008 ) of Kalkulam Taluka.


Child Population - Kalkulam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 59,098 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kalkulam Taluka. Out of which 59,098 were male while 59,098 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kalkulam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 125,856 families under Kalkulam Taluka living in urban areas while 125,856 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 81.3% of total population of Kalkulam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 18.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 47,587 while that in rural region is 11,511.

Total Urban Rural
Population 606,706 493,372 113,334
Children (0 - 6 years) 59,098 47,587 11,511
Schedule Caste 18,366 14,686 3,680
Schedule Tribe 2,957 742 2,215
Literacy 91.69% 91.92% 90.69%
Sex Ratio 1,008 1,011 994

Working Population - Kalkulam Taluka

In Kalkulam Taluka out of total population, 221,893 were engaged in work activities. 81.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 221,893 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,462 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,458 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 180,267 148,623 31,644
Cultivators 4,462 3,777 685
Agriculture Labourer 16,458 14,928 1,530
Household Industries 5,812 2,218 3,594
Other Workers 153,535 127,700 25,835
Marginal Workers 41,626 24,904 16,722
Non Working 384,813 128,656 256,157

Kalkulam Taluka Map


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