Konakarai is a village situated in Kotagiri taluka of The Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,207 families residing in the village Konakarai. The total population of Konakarai is 7,511 out of which 3,676 are males and 3,835 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Konakarai is 1,043.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Konakarai village is 636 which is 8% of the total population. There are 333 male children and 303 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Konakarai is 910 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,043) of Konakarai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Konakarai is 83.8%. Thus Konakarai village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.5% of The Nilgiris district. The male literacy rate is 92.16% and the female literacy rate is 75.85% in Konakarai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Konakarai village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Konakarai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16.2% of total population in Konakarai village.
In Konakarai village out of total population, 4,351 were engaged in work activities. 97.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,351 workers engaged in Main Work, 76 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 999 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Konakarai village in Kotagiri.