Keelakarai Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Keelakarai is a Municipality city situated in Ramanathapuram taluka of Ramanathapuram district. The Keelakarai city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 7,448 families residing in the Keelakarai city. The total population of Keelakarai is 38,355 out of which 19,685 are males and 18,670 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Keelakarai is 948.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Keelakarai city is 4391 which is 11% of the total population. There are 2204 male children and 2187 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Keelakarai is 992 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (948).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Keelakarai is 93.3%. Thus Keelakarai has higher literacy rate compared to 80.7% of Ramanathapuram district. The male literacy rate is 96.24% and the female literacy rate is 90.2% in Keelakarai.

Population
38,355
Literacy
93.3%
Sex Ratio
948

Keelakarai Municipality has total administration over 7,448 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Keelakarai Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Keelakarai Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 4,391 2,204 2,187
Literacy 93.3% 85.5% 79.6%
Scheduled Caste 1,086 532 554
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 6,663 2,861 3,802

Caste-wise Population - Keelakarai

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Keelakarai.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,086 532 554
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Keelakarai

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Keelakarai is 6,750 which is 17.6% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Keelakarai is 30,653 which is 79.92% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Keelakarai as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 6,750 (17.6%) 3,364 3,386
Muslim 30,653 (79.92%) 15,829 14,824
Christian 445 (1.16%) 234 211
Sikh 3 (0.01%) 2 1
Buddhist 1 (0%) 0 1
Jain 2 (0.01%) 0 2
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 501 (1.31%) 256 245

Literacy Rate - Keelakarai

The total literacy rate of Keelakarai was 93.31% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 31,692 literates, males were 16,824 while females were 14,868. Also the male literacy rate was 96.24% and the female literacy rate was 90.2% in Keelakarai.

  Keelakarai Tamil Nadu
Female 90.2% 73.44%
Male 96.24% 86.77%
Total 93.31% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Keelakarai

The Sex Ratio of Keelakarai is 948. Thus per every 1000 men there were 948 females in Keelakarai. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 992 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 948 ) of Keelakarai.


Child Population - Keelakarai

According to Census 2011, there were 4,391 children between age 0 to 6 years in Keelakarai. Out of which 2,204 were male while 2,187 were female.


Working Population - Keelakarai

In Keelakarai Municipality out of total population, 12,033 were engaged in work activities. 91.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 12,033 workers engaged in Main Work, 29 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 47 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 11,006 10,078 928
Cultivators 29 27 2
Agriculture Labourer 47 37 10
Household Industries 165 71 94
Other Workers 10,765 9,943 822
Marginal Workers 1,027 752 275
Non Working 26,322 8,855 17,467

Keelakarai Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Keelakarai is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,572 83.7% 1,010
2 Ward No - 2 2,153 79.7% 984
3 Ward No - 3 4,476 78.4% 949
4 Ward No - 4 1,181 83.4% 968
5 Ward No - 5 1,647 85.5% 933
6 Ward No - 6 482 80.7% 1,025
7 Ward No - 7 1,532 83.1% 964
8 Ward No - 8 1,960 84.2% 896
9 Ward No - 9 1,313 79.4% 857
10 Ward No - 10 1,314 83.3% 872
11 Ward No - 11 1,964 84% 945
12 Ward No - 12 848 86.6% 936
13 Ward No - 13 817 77% 918
14 Ward No - 14 1,514 79.5% 984
15 Ward No - 15 2,133 80.7% 1,005
16 Ward No - 16 1,661 86.2% 927
17 Ward No - 17 2,150 84.2% 946
18 Ward No - 18 1,845 83.9% 938
19 Ward No - 19 820 79.5% 995
20 Ward No - 20 5,511 85.3% 934
21 Ward No - 21 1,462 84.1% 1,005

Map of Keelakarai, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu


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