Kanam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Kanam is a Town Panchayat city situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district. The Kanam city is divided into 12 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 880 families residing in the Kanam city. The total population of Kanam is 3,134 out of which 1,486 are males and 1,648 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kanam is 1,109.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kanam city is 291 which is 9% of the total population. There are 143 male children and 148 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kanam is 1,035 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,109).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kanam is 85%. Thus Kanam has lower literacy rate compared to 86.2% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 90.25% and the female literacy rate is 80.4% in Kanam.

Population
3,134
Literacy
85%
Sex Ratio
1,109

Kanam Town Panchayat has total administration over 880 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Kanam Town Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kanam Town Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 291 143 148
Literacy 85% 81.6% 73.2%
Scheduled Caste 495 227 268
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 716 274 442

Caste-wise Population - Kanam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kanam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 495 227 268
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Kanam

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kanam is 2,719 which is 86.76% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kanam is 0 which is 0% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kanam as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,719 (86.76%) 1,282 1,437
Muslim 0 (0%) 0 0
Christian 415 (13.24%) 204 211
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 0 (0%) 0 0

Literacy Rate - Kanam

The total literacy rate of Kanam was 85.05% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 2,418 literates, males were 1,212 while females were 1,206. Also the male literacy rate was 90.25% and the female literacy rate was 80.4% in Kanam.

  Kanam Tamil Nadu
Female 80.4% 73.44%
Male 90.25% 86.77%
Total 85.05% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Kanam

The Sex Ratio of Kanam is 1,109. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,109 females in Kanam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,035 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,109 ) of Kanam.


Child Population - Kanam

According to Census 2011, there were 291 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kanam. Out of which 143 were male while 148 were female.


Working Population - Kanam

In Kanam Town Panchayat out of total population, 1,232 were engaged in work activities. 92.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,232 workers engaged in Main Work, 152 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 607 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,139 773 366
Cultivators 152 146 6
Agriculture Labourer 607 327 280
Household Industries 122 89 33
Other Workers 258 211 47
Marginal Workers 93 50 43
Non Working 1,902 663 1,239

Kanam Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Kanam is further divided into 12 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 285 60.7% 1,143
2 Ward No - 2 254 80.7% 1,228
3 Ward No - 3 216 81% 1,057
4 Ward No - 4 375 78.1% 1,180
5 Ward No - 5 350 80.9% 1,047
6 Ward No - 6 209 70.8% 1,223
7 Ward No - 7 168 78.6% 953
8 Ward No - 8 184 85.9% 1,190
9 Ward No - 9 118 78% 967
10 Ward No - 10 345 83.2% 994
11 Ward No - 11 221 90.5% 1,065
12 Ward No - 12 409 66.5% 1,187

Map of Kanam, Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu


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