Kottayam District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Kottayam, a district of Kerala has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Kerala. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Kottayam District of Kerala.

In 2011, Kottayam had population of 1,974,551 of which male and female were 968,289 and 1,006,262 respectively. In 2001 census, Kottayam had a population of 1,953,646 of which males were 964,926 and remaining 988,720 were females. Kottayam District population constituted 5.91 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kottayam District was at 6.14 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 1.07 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kottayam District recorded increase of 6.86 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kottayam Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,974,551 1,953,646
Male 968,289 964,926
Female 1,006,262 988,720
Population Growth 1.07% 6.86%
Area Sq. Km 2,206 2,206
Density/km2 895 885
Proportion to Kerala Population 5.91% 6.14%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1039 1025
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 964 962
Average Literacy 97.21 95.82
Male Literacy 97.97 97.34
Female Literacy 96.48 94.35
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 174,486 212,622
Male Population (0-6 Age) 88,823 108,358
Female Population (0-6 Age) 85,663 104,264
Literates 1,749,798 1,668,266
Male Literates 861,592 833,748
Female Literates 888,206 834,518
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.84% 10.88%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.17% 11.23%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 8.51% 10.55%

Kottayam District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kottayam district for 2011 is 895 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kottayam district density was at 885 people per sq. km. Kottayam district administers 2,206 square kilometers of areas.

Kottayam Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kottayam in 2011 were 97.21 compared to 95.82 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 97.97 and 96.48 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 97.34 and 94.35 in Kottayam District. Total literate in Kottayam District were 1,749,798 of which male and female were 861,592 and 888,206 respectively. In 2001, Kottayam District had 1,668,266 in its district.

Kottayam Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kottayam, it stood at 1039 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 1025. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 964 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 962 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kottayam Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kottayam. There were total 174,486 children under age of 0-6 against 212,622 of 2001 census. Of total 174,486 male and female were 88,823 and 85,663 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 964 compared to 962 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 8.84 percent of Kottayam District compared to 10.88 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.04 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kottayam Houseless Census

In 2011, total 492 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kottayam district of Kerala. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 830. This approx 0.04% of total population of Kottayam district.

Kottayam Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 983,598 49.81 %
Muslims 126,499 6.41 %
Christian 858,608 43.48 %
Sikh 204 0.01 %
Buddhist 358 0.02 %
Jain 83 0.00 %
Others 565 0.03 %
Not Stated 4,636 0.23 %

Kottayam Population 2015

What is the population of Kottayam in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kottayam district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kottayam district situated in Kerala. As per 2011, Kottayam population is 1,974,551

Kottayam District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kottayam population for 2011 census, 28.63 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 565,393 people lives in urban areas of which males are 275,616 and females are 289,777. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kottayam district is 1051 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kottayam district was 968 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 49,343 of which males and females were 25,078 and 24,265. This child population figure of Kottayam district is 9.10 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kottayam district as per census 2011 is 97.48 % of which males and females are 98.24 % and 96.75 % literates respectively. In actual number 503,023 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 246,141 and 256,882 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 71.37 % population of Kottayam districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kottayam district population living in rural areas is 1,409,158 of which males and females are 692,673 and 716,485 respectively. In rural areas of Kottayam district, sex ratio is 1034 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kottayam district is considered, figure is 963 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 125,143 in rural areas of which males were 63,745 and females were 61,398. The child population comprises 9.20 % of total rural population of Kottayam district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kottayam district is 97.10 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 97.86 and 96.37 percent respectively. In total, 1,246,775 people were literate of which males and females were 615,451 and 631,324 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 71.37 % 28.63 %
Total Population 1,409,158 565,393
Male Population 692,673 275,616
Female Population 716,485 289,777
Sex Ratio 1034 1051
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 963 968
Child Population (0-6) 125,143 49,343
Male Child(0-6) 63,745 25,078
Female Child(0-6) 61,398 24,265
Child Percentage (0-6) 8.88 % 8.73 %
Male Child Percentage 9.20 % 9.10 %
Female Child Percentage 8.57 % 8.37 %
Literates 1,246,775 503,023
Male Literates 615,451 246,141
Female Literates 631,324 256,882
Average Literacy 97.10 % 97.48 %
Male Literacy 97.86 % 98.24 %
Female Literacy 96.37 % 96.75 %

City/Metros in Kottayam District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Kottayam (Urban Agglomeration) 357,302 174,182 183,120
Changanassery (Urban Agglomeration) 127,987 61,807 66,180
Cities inside Kottayam District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Kottayam District

Related Questions

# District Literacy
1 Serchhip 97.91 %
2 Aizawl 97.89 %
3 Mahe 97.87 %
4 Kottayam 97.21 %
5 Pathanamthitta 96.55 %