Thazhakudy is a Town Panchayat city situated in Thovala taluka of Kanniyakumari district. The Thazhakudy city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,503 families residing in the Thazhakudy city. The total population of Thazhakudy is 8,992 out of which 4,445 are males and 4,547 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Thazhakudy is 1,023.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thazhakudy city is 861 which is 10% of the total population. There are 435 male children and 426 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thazhakudy is 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,023).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Thazhakudy is 91.9%. Thus Thazhakudy has higher literacy rate compared to 91.7% of Kanniyakumari district. The male literacy rate is 94.51% and the female literacy rate is 89.42% in Thazhakudy.
Thazhakudy Town Panchayat has total administration over 2,503 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 Thazhakudy Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Thazhakudy.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Thazhakudy is 7,236 which is 80.47% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Thazhakudy is 5 which is 0.06% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Thazhakudy as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||8||(0.09%)||4||4|
The total literacy rate of Thazhakudy was 91.93% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 7,475 literates, males were 3,790 while females were 3,685. Also the male literacy rate was 94.51% and the female literacy rate was 89.42% in Thazhakudy.
The Sex Ratio of Thazhakudy is 1,023. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,023 females in Thazhakudy. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,023 ) of Thazhakudy.
According to Census 2011, there were 861 children between age 0 to 6 years in Thazhakudy. Out of which 435 were male while 426 were female.
In Thazhakudy Town Panchayat out of total population, 3,530 were engaged in work activities. 72% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,530 workers engaged in Main Work, 88 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 490 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Thazhakudy is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||942||84.8%||1,026|
|2||Ward No - 2||536||83.6%||978|
|3||Ward No - 3||802||70.8%||975|
|4||Ward No - 4||733||80.1%||981|
|5||Ward No - 5||596||82.6%||1,121|
|6||Ward No - 6||453||89.8%||1,088|
|7||Ward No - 7||380||80%||1,021|
|8||Ward No - 8||594||87.2%||1,000|
|9||Ward No - 9||468||82.9%||1,137|
|10||Ward No - 10||664||81.6%||1,031|
|11||Ward No - 11||552||87%||1,022|
|12||Ward No - 12||448||87.1%||1,027|
|13||Ward No - 13||830||86.6%||953|
|14||Ward No - 14||482||78.2%||1,051|
|15||Ward No - 15||512||89.1%||1,048|