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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kanam Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|