Kottayam is a Municipality city in district of Kottayam, Kerala. The Kottayam city is divided into 38 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kottayam Municipality has population of 55,374 of which 26,687 are males while 28,687 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4571 which is 8.25 % of total population of Kottayam (M). In Kottayam Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1075 against state average of 1084. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kottayam is around 975 compared to Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Kottayam city is 97.62 % higher than state average of 94.00 %. In Kottayam, Male literacy is around 98.35 % while female literacy rate is 96.94 %.
Kottayam Municipality has total administration over 14,366 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.
Kottayam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.73 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.31 % of total population in Kottayam (M).
Kottayam Work Profile
Out of total population, 19,739 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 14,282 were males while 5,457 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 19739 working population, 90.17 % were engaged in Main Work while 9.83 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Kottayam 2019 Population
The next census for Kottayam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.