Kasaragod Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kasaragod district, Kerala

Kasaragod Taluka of Kasaragod district has a total population of 681,734 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 332,754 are males while 348,980 are females. In 2011 there were a total 132,057 families residing in Kasaragod Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kasaragod Taluka is 1,049.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.5% people live in Urban areas while 65.5% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.1% while that in rural areas is 88%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kasaragod Taluka is 1,066 while that of Rural areas is 1,040.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kasaragod Taluka is 85216 which is 12% of the total population. There are 43500 male children and 41716 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kasaragod Taluka is 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,049 ) of Kasaragod Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kasaragod Taluka is 89.45%. The male literacy rate is 81.41% and the female literacy rate is 75.27% in Kasaragod Taluka.

Population
681,734
Literacy
89.45%
Sex Ratio
1,049

To facilitate the administration, Kasaragod Taluka is further divided into 16 towns and 64 villages.

Kasaragod Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 85,216 43,500 41,716
Literacy 89.45% 81.41% 75.27%
Scheduled Caste 36,611 18,210 18,401
Scheduled Tribe 12,684 6,234 6,450
Illiterate 148,165 61,867 86,298

Caste-wise Population - Kasaragod Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Kasaragod Taluka of Kerala.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 36,611 18,210 18,401
Schedule Tribe 12,684 6,234 6,450

Religion-wise Population - Kasaragod Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 332,934 (48.84%) 164,587 168,347
Muslim 328,280 (48.15%) 157,683 170,597
Christian 19,239 (2.82%) 9,820 9,419
Sikh 99 (0.01%) 45 54
Buddhist 114 (0.02%) 61 53
Jain 91 (0.01%) 49 42
Other Religion 37 (0.01%) 18 19
No Religion Specified 940 (0.14%) 491 449

Literacy Rate - Kasaragod Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kasaragod Taluka in 2011 were 89.45% in which, male and female literacy were 93.65% and 85.49% respectively. Total literate in Kasaragod Taluka were 533,569 of which male and female were 270,887 and 262,682 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kasaragod Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kasaragod Taluka is 1,049 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,049 females in Kasaragod Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,049 ) of Kasaragod Taluka.


Child Population - Kasaragod Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 85,216 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kasaragod Taluka. Out of which 85,216 were male while 85,216 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kasaragod Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are a total 45,058 families under Kasaragod Taluka living in urban areas while 45,058 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 34.5% of total population of Kasaragod Taluka lives in Urban areas while 65.5% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 31,211 while that in rural regions is 54,005.

Total Urban Rural
Population 681,734 234,891 446,843
Children (0 - 6 years) 85,216 31,211 54,005
Schedule Caste 36,611 9,044 27,567
Schedule Tribe 12,684 1,336 11,348
Literacy 89.45% 92.15% 88.05%
Sex Ratio 1,049 1,066 1,040

Working Population - Kasaragod Taluka

In Kasaragod Taluka out of total population, 241,447 were engaged in work activities. 79.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 241,447 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,132 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,655 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 192,943 143,921 49,022
Cultivators 10,132 8,151 1,981
Agriculture Labourer 9,655 7,986 1,669
Household Industries 13,236 2,683 10,553
Other Workers 159,920 125,101 34,819
Marginal Workers 48,504 26,923 21,581
Non Working 440,287 161,910 278,377

Nearby Talukas from Kasaragod Taluka

Below is the list of Talukas near Kasaragod Taluka in Kasaragod district.

Taluka Population
Hosdurg Taluka population 625,641

Kasaragod Taluka Map


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