Kuzhithurai Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
21,307
Literacy
94.1%
Sex Ratio
1,022

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.

Kuzhithurai Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 1,829 922 907
Literacy 94.1% 87.5% 84.5%
Scheduled Caste 309 155 154
Scheduled Tribe 4 2 2
Illiterate 2,985 1,321 1,664

Caste-wise Population - Kuzhithurai

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kuzhithurai.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 309 155 154
Schedule Tribe 4 2 2

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 9,284 (43.57%) 4,610 4,674
Muslim 1,047 (4.91%) 529 518
Christian 10,953 (51.41%) 5,389 5,564
Sikh 0 (0%) 0 0
Buddhist 4 (0.02%) 3 1
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 19 (0.09%) 8 11

Literacy Rate - Kuzhithurai

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.

  Kuzhithurai Tamil Nadu
Female 92.32% 73.44%
Male 95.85% 86.77%
Total 94.07% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Kuzhithurai

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 6,597 5,061 1,536
Cultivators 171 158 13
Agriculture Labourer 615 559 56
Household Industries 238 109 129
Other Workers 5,573 4,235 1,338
Marginal Workers 1,264 854 410
Non Working 13,446 4,624 8,822

Kuzhithurai Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Kuzhithurai, Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu


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