Demography
Geographical Area 1992 Sq.Kms.
Taluks Kasargod, Hosdurg
Revenue Villages 75 Nos.
Municipalities Kasargod, Kanhangad
Development blocks Manjeshwar, Kasargod, Kanhangad, and Nileshwar
Panchayaths 39 Nos.
Post Offices 234
Telephone Exchanges 46
TV Relay centres 2
Population, Literacy and Other figures 1991 Census 2001 Census
Total Population 10,71,508 12,03,342
  Male 5,28,803 5,87,763
  Female 5,42,705 6,15,579
Density / Sq.Km. 538 604
Sex Ratio/1000 males 1026 1047
Growth Rate 22.78%(1981-1991) 12.30%(1991-2001)
Child population : Total 1,65,090 1,50,907
  Male 84,158 76,071
  Female 80,932 74,836
Child Ratio/1000 males 962 984
Scheduled Caste 81,970 N.A
Scheduled Tribe 29,283 N.A
House holds 1,81,667 N.A
Literacy Rate : Total 82.51% 85.17%
  Male 88.97% 90.84%
  Female 76.29% 79.80%
Marginal workers: Total 30,796 89,564
  Male 13,162 47,337
  Female 17,634 42,227
Work participation rate (1000 males) 542 443
No. of Non-workers: Total 7,14,212 7,85,623
  Male 2,85,219 2,98,239
  Female 4,28,993 4,87,384

(Figures from CENSUS OF INDIA 2001, SERIES-33, KERALA "Provisional Population Totals")

 


POPULATION, LITERACY AND CHILD POPULATION
KERALA STATE & KASARGOD DISTRICT

2001 Census
(Provisional)

KERALA STATE

KASARGOD DISTRICT

Comparison with State

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Population

Rural

23571484

11450785

35022269

1203342

587763

1791105

5.11%

5.13%

5.11%

Urban

8267135

4017879

12285014

969597

474899

1444496

11.73%

11.82%

11.76%

Total

31838619

15468664

47307283

233745

112864

346609

0.73%

0.73%

0.73%

Literacy

Rural

9400183

9347029

18747212

371861

341734

713595

3.96%

3.66%

3.81%

Urban

3417780

3460706

6878486

92983

89789

182772

2.72%

2.59%

2.66%

Total

12817963

12807735

25625698

464844

431523

896367

3.63%

3.37%

3.50%

Child population (Age 0-6)

Rural

1401551

1350989

2752540

62149

60857

123006

4.43%

4.50%

4.47%

Urban

460118

440920

901038

13922

13979

27901

3.03%

3.17%

3.10%

Total

1861669

1791909

3653578

76071

74836

150907

4.09%

4.18%

4.13%