Kodaikanal Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Dindigul, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Kodaikanal is a Municipality city situated in Kodaikanal taluka of Dindigul district. The Kodaikanal city is divided into 24 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 9,442 families residing in the Kodaikanal city. The total population of Kodaikanal is 36,501 out of which 18,216 are males and 18,285 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kodaikanal is 1,004.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kodaikanal city is 3893 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1945 male children and 1948 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kodaikanal is 1,002 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,004).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kodaikanal is 89.3%. Thus Kodaikanal has higher literacy rate compared to 76.3% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 93.43% and the female literacy rate is 85.19% in Kodaikanal.

Population
36,501
Literacy
89.3%
Sex Ratio
1,004

Kodaikanal Municipality has total administration over 9,442 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.

Kodaikanal Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 3,893 1,945 1,948
Literacy 89.3% 83.5% 76.1%
Scheduled Caste 7,250 3,596 3,654
Scheduled Tribe 102 56 46
Illiterate 7,382 3,014 4,368

Caste-wise Population - Kodaikanal

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Kodaikanal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 7,250 3,596 3,654
Schedule Tribe 102 56 46

Religion-wise Population - Kodaikanal

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kodaikanal is 17,827 which is 48.84% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kodaikanal is 4,380 which is 12% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kodaikanal as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 17,827 (48.84%) 8,975 8,852
Muslim 4,380 (12%) 2,224 2,156
Christian 14,124 (38.69%) 6,948 7,176
Sikh 9 (0.02%) 4 5
Buddhist 82 (0.22%) 35 47
Jain 13 (0.04%) 4 9
Other Religion 13 (0.04%) 5 8
No Religion Specified 53 (0.15%) 21 32

Literacy Rate - Kodaikanal

The total literacy rate of Kodaikanal was 89.3% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 29,119 literates, males were 15,202 while females were 13,917. Also the male literacy rate was 93.43% and the female literacy rate was 85.19% in Kodaikanal.

  Kodaikanal Tamil Nadu
Female 85.19% 73.44%
Male 93.43% 86.77%
Total 89.3% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Kodaikanal

The Sex Ratio of Kodaikanal is 1,004. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,004 females in Kodaikanal. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,002 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,004 ) of Kodaikanal.


Child Population - Kodaikanal

According to Census 2011, there were 3,893 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kodaikanal. Out of which 1,945 were male while 1,948 were female.


Working Population - Kodaikanal

In Kodaikanal Municipality out of total population, 14,103 were engaged in work activities. 93.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 14,103 workers engaged in Main Work, 163 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 744 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 13,155 9,734 3,421
Cultivators 163 121 42
Agriculture Labourer 744 461 283
Household Industries 130 68 62
Other Workers 12,118 9,084 3,034
Marginal Workers 948 553 395
Non Working 22,398 7,929 14,469

Kodaikanal Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Kodaikanal is further divided into 24 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 2,285 82.8% 1,006
2 Ward No - 2 1,282 83.3% 997
3 Ward No - 3 1,618 77.7% 1,028
4 Ward No - 4 1,844 81.8% 1,024
5 Ward No - 5 1,088 83.2% 1,113
6 Ward No - 6 2,467 82% 1,047
7 Ward No - 7 1,129 80.1% 1,020
8 Ward No - 8 1,879 76.8% 1,047
9 Ward No - 9 1,492 69.9% 1,038
10 Ward No - 10 1,199 71.2% 988
11 Ward No - 11 1,785 80.1% 1,042
12 Ward No - 12 1,047 84.5% 998
13 Ward No - 13 1,487 81% 967
14 Ward No - 14 2,320 76.9% 998
15 Ward No - 15 1,169 83.5% 901
16 Ward No - 16 856 88.3% 1,358
17 Ward No - 17 1,239 81.9% 767
18 Ward No - 18 1,778 76.3% 982
19 Ward No - 19 1,421 77.1% 1,027
20 Ward No - 20 873 82% 800
21 Ward No - 21 1,603 78.5% 1,140
22 Ward No - 22 1,104 85.9% 910
23 Ward No - 23 1,788 79.9% 946
24 Ward No - 24 1,748 78.1% 1,007

Map of Kodaikanal, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu


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