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

Nagercoil is a Municipality city situated in Agastheeswaram taluka of Kanniyakumari district. The Nagercoil city is divided into 51 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 59,997 families residing in the Nagercoil city. The total population of Nagercoil is 224,849 out of which 109,938 are males and 114,911 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Nagercoil is 1,045.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nagercoil city is 20241 which is 9% of the total population. There are 10119 male children and 10122 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nagercoil is 1,000 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,045).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Nagercoil is 95%. Thus Nagercoil has higher literacy rate compared to 91.7% of Kanniyakumari district. The male literacy rate is 96.63% and the female literacy rate is 93.43% in Nagercoil.

Population
224,849
Literacy
95%
Sex Ratio
1,045

Nagercoil Municipality has total administration over 59,997 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.

Nagercoil Municipality

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

Total Male Female
Children 20,241 10,119 10,122
Literacy 95% 87.7% 85.2%
Scheduled Caste 9,427 4,593 4,834
Scheduled Tribe 381 165 216
Illiterate 30,488 13,484 17,004

Caste-wise Population - Nagercoil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Nagercoil.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 9,427 4,593 4,834
Schedule Tribe 381 165 216

Religion-wise Population - Nagercoil

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Nagercoil is 137,301 which is 61.06% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Nagercoil is 19,982 which is 8.89% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Nagercoil as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 137,301 (61.06%) 67,807 69,494
Muslim 19,982 (8.89%) 9,412 10,570
Christian 67,329 (29.94%) 32,590 34,739
Sikh 25 (0.01%) 13 12
Buddhist 38 (0.02%) 22 16
Jain 42 (0.02%) 23 19
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 132 (0.06%) 71 61

Literacy Rate - Nagercoil

The total literacy rate of Nagercoil was 94.99% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 194,361 literates, males were 96,454 while females were 97,907. Also the male literacy rate was 96.63% and the female literacy rate was 93.43% in Nagercoil.

  Nagercoil Tamil Nadu
Female 93.43% 73.44%
Male 96.63% 86.77%
Total 94.99% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - Nagercoil

The Sex Ratio of Nagercoil is 1,045. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,045 females in Nagercoil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,000 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,045 ) of Nagercoil.


Child Population - Nagercoil

According to Census 2011, there were 20,241 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nagercoil. Out of which 10,119 were male while 10,122 were female.


Working Population - Nagercoil

In Nagercoil Municipality out of total population, 76,345 were engaged in work activities. 92.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 76,345 workers engaged in Main Work, 244 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,155 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 70,720 57,219 13,501
Cultivators 244 221 23
Agriculture Labourer 1,155 943 212
Household Industries 2,271 1,160 1,111
Other Workers 67,050 54,895 12,155
Marginal Workers 5,625 3,628 1,997
Non Working 148,504 49,091 99,413

Nagercoil Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Nagercoil is further divided into 51 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 5,770 87.1% 1,013
2 Ward No - 2 4,940 83.6% 1,057
3 Ward No - 3 4,308 84.1% 1,055
4 Ward No - 4 4,250 83% 1,010
5 Ward No - 5 3,898 84.1% 1,025
6 Ward No - 6 6,798 83.3% 1,002
7 Ward No - 7 4,148 77.9% 1,042
8 Ward No - 8 2,995 86.4% 1,161
9 Ward No - 9 3,686 88% 1,033
10 Ward No - 10 3,034 88.4% 1,025
11 Ward No - 11 3,876 81.4% 997
12 Ward No - 12 3,016 87.4% 1,009
13 Ward No - 13 4,487 88.6% 1,019
14 Ward No - 14 2,970 89.3% 1,058
15 Ward No - 15 4,255 86.6% 1,043
16 Ward No - 16 4,205 85.6% 1,040
17 Ward No - 17 3,694 88.4% 1,015
18 Ward No - 18 3,918 85.7% 1,103
19 Ward No - 19 4,010 86.2% 1,191
20 Ward No - 20 9,130 85.5% 1,023
21 Ward No - 21 10,455 85.4% 1,052
22 Ward No - 22 5,100 85.9% 1,045
23 Ward No - 23 5,988 85.9% 942
24 Ward No - 24 4,999 84.5% 1,085
25 Ward No - 25 4,203 87.2% 1,067
26 Ward No - 26 6,818 90.8% 1,097
27 Ward No - 27 6,475 88.6% 1,065
28 Ward No - 28 3,504 87.1% 1,000
29 Ward No - 29 4,843 86.3% 1,064
30 Ward No - 30 3,303 88.2% 1,029
31 Ward No - 31 2,831 87.1% 1,018
32 Ward No - 32 3,473 88% 1,072
33 Ward No - 33 3,202 89.8% 1,054
34 Ward No - 34 3,091 89.7% 1,005
35 Ward No - 35 3,039 81.3% 1,056
36 Ward No - 36 3,054 86.1% 1,007
37 Ward No - 37 3,010 88.3% 1,077
38 Ward No - 38 2,907 83.6% 1,041
39 Ward No - 39 3,034 88.8% 1,090
40 Ward No - 40 3,765 90% 1,008
41 Ward No - 41 4,357 85.6% 1,080
42 Ward No - 42 4,940 86.7% 1,017
43 Ward No - 43 4,013 83.5% 1,009
44 Ward No - 44 6,084 85.1% 1,025
45 Ward No - 45 4,573 90% 1,046
46 Ward No - 46 7,162 85.1% 1,069
47 Ward No - 47 3,441 91% 1,056
48 Ward No - 48 3,062 89.8% 1,158
49 Ward No - 49 4,042 90.1% 1,081
50 Ward No - 50 5,667 89% 1,064
51 Ward No - 51 3,026 86.1% 1,011

Map of Nagercoil, Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu


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