Palakkad is a Municipality city in district of Palakkad, Kerala. The Palakkad city is divided into 50 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Palakkad Municipality has population of 130,955 of which 63,833 are males while 67,122 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 12177 which is 9.30 % of total population of Palakkad (M). In Palakkad Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1052 against state average of 1084. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Palakkad is around 958 compared to Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Palakkad city is 93.90 % lower than state average of 94.00 %. In Palakkad, Male literacy is around 96.54 % while female literacy rate is 91.42 %.
Palakkad Municipality has total administration over 31,176 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Palakkad Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.69 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.16 % of total population in Palakkad (M).
Palakkad Work Profile
Out of total population, 45,696 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 34,988 were males while 10,708 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 45696 working population, 89.75 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.25 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Palakkad 2018 Population
The next census for Palakkad Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2018 are estimates only.