Kotagiri Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Kotagiri is a Town Panchayat city situated in Kotagiri taluka of The Nilgiris district. The Kotagiri city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 7,860 families residing in the Kotagiri city. The total population of Kotagiri is 28,207 out of which 13,607 are males and 14,600 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kotagiri is 1,073.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kotagiri city is 2340 which is 8% of the total population. There are 1203 male children and 1137 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kotagiri is 945 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,073).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kotagiri is 86.8%. Thus Kotagiri has higher literacy rate compared to 85.2% of The Nilgiris district. The male literacy rate is 93.55% and the female literacy rate is 80.57% in Kotagiri.

Population
28,207
Literacy
86.8%
Sex Ratio
1,073

Kotagiri Town Panchayat has total administration over 7,860 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.

Kotagiri Town Panchayat

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

Total Male Female
Children 2,340 1,203 1,137
Literacy 86.8% 85.3% 74.3%
Scheduled Caste 7,914 3,852 4,062
Scheduled Tribe 85 43 42
Illiterate 5,756 2,003 3,753

Caste-wise Population - Kotagiri

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Kotagiri.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 7,914 3,852 4,062
Schedule Tribe 85 43 42

Religion-wise Population - Kotagiri

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kotagiri is 21,902 which is 77.65% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kotagiri is 1,535 which is 5.44% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kotagiri as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 21,902 (77.65%) 10,636 11,266
Muslim 1,535 (5.44%) 713 822
Christian 4,635 (16.43%) 2,192 2,443
Sikh 4 (0.01%) 2 2
Buddhist 3 (0.01%) 1 2
Jain 66 (0.23%) 30 36
Other Religion 5 (0.02%) 4 1
No Religion Specified 57 (0.2%) 29 28

Literacy Rate - Kotagiri

The total literacy rate of Kotagiri was 86.79% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 22,451 literates, males were 11,604 while females were 10,847. Also the male literacy rate was 93.55% and the female literacy rate was 80.57% in Kotagiri.

  Kotagiri Tamil Nadu
Female 80.57% 73.44%
Male 93.55% 86.77%
Total 86.79% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Kotagiri

The Sex Ratio of Kotagiri is 1,073. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,073 females in Kotagiri. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 945 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,073 ) of Kotagiri.


Child Population - Kotagiri

According to Census 2011, there were 2,340 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kotagiri. Out of which 1,203 were male while 1,137 were female.


Working Population - Kotagiri

In Kotagiri Town Panchayat out of total population, 13,203 were engaged in work activities. 93.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 13,203 workers engaged in Main Work, 68 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 896 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 12,371 7,601 4,770
Cultivators 68 44 24
Agriculture Labourer 896 433 463
Household Industries 50 25 25
Other Workers 11,357 7,099 4,258
Marginal Workers 832 403 429
Non Working 15,004 5,603 9,401

Kotagiri Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 1,497 76.8% 1,154
2 Ward No - 2 1,480 81.9% 1,000
3 Ward No - 3 1,155 77% 1,139
4 Ward No - 4 564 75.9% 972
5 Ward No - 5 1,285 81.3% 1,171
6 Ward No - 6 1,661 82.4% 1,026
7 Ward No - 7 1,679 89.2% 1,048
8 Ward No - 8 1,550 81.2% 1,109
9 Ward No - 9 949 66.7% 1,415
10 Ward No - 10 1,035 75.1% 1,045
11 Ward No - 11 939 85.2% 1,091
12 Ward No - 12 1,253 86.7% 1,051
13 Ward No - 13 840 77.3% 1,090
14 Ward No - 14 1,406 63.2% 1,044
15 Ward No - 15 394 83.5% 913
16 Ward No - 16 3,009 77% 1,079
17 Ward No - 17 1,898 72.7% 1,059
18 Ward No - 18 1,283 86.1% 1,050
19 Ward No - 19 1,779 85.9% 1,033
20 Ward No - 20 1,580 84.1% 1,049
21 Ward No - 21 971 80.5% 1,010

Map of Kotagiri, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu


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