Kuzhithurai is a Municipality city situated in Vilavancode taluka of Kanniyakumari district. The Kuzhithurai city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 5,519 families residing in the Kuzhithurai city. The total population of Kuzhithurai is 21,307 out of which 10,539 are males and 10,768 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kuzhithurai is 1,022.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kuzhithurai city is 1829 which is 9% of the total population. There are 922 male children and 907 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kuzhithurai is 984 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,022).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kuzhithurai is 94.1%. Thus Kuzhithurai has higher literacy rate compared to 91.7% of Kanniyakumari district. The male literacy rate is 95.85% and the female literacy rate is 92.32% in Kuzhithurai.
Kuzhithurai Municipality has total administration over 5,519 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 Kuzhithurai Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kuzhithurai.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kuzhithurai is 9,284 which is 43.57% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kuzhithurai is 1,047 which is 4.91% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kuzhithurai as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||19||(0.09%)||8||11|
The total literacy rate of Kuzhithurai was 94.07% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 18,322 literates, males were 9,218 while females were 9,104. Also the male literacy rate was 95.85% and the female literacy rate was 92.32% in Kuzhithurai.
The Sex Ratio of Kuzhithurai is 1,022. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,022 females in Kuzhithurai. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 984 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,022 ) of Kuzhithurai.
According to Census 2011, there were 1,829 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kuzhithurai. Out of which 922 were male while 907 were female.
In Kuzhithurai Municipality out of total population, 7,861 were engaged in work activities. 83.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,861 workers engaged in Main Work, 171 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 615 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Kuzhithurai is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,336||86.5%||1,081|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,133||77.1%||1,060|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,117||85.9%||991|
|4||Ward No - 4||879||89.6%||1,011|
|5||Ward No - 5||717||91.4%||1,096|
|6||Ward No - 6||609||92%||1,064|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,204||87.2%||1,090|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,056||87.1%||956|
|9||Ward No - 9||871||86.7%||1,012|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,518||83.7%||1,019|
|11||Ward No - 11||936||91.3%||1,057|
|12||Ward No - 12||968||79%||1,051|
|13||Ward No - 13||631||88.4%||1,096|
|14||Ward No - 14||909||81.6%||1,011|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,424||86.6%||1,026|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,059||85.9%||1,097|
|17||Ward No - 17||1,582||85.8%||975|
|18||Ward No - 18||1,142||86.1%||972|
|19||Ward No - 19||659||83.9%||944|
|20||Ward No - 20||932||86.3%||930|
|21||Ward No - 21||625||91.8%||947|