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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Keelakarai Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||501||(1.31%)||256||245|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|