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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kotagiri Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in 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.
|No Religion Specified||57||(0.2%)||29||28|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
|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|