Kotagiri is a Town Panchayat city in district of The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. The Kotagiri city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kotagiri Town Panchayat has population of 28,207 of which 13,607 are males while 14,600 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2340 which is 8.30 % of total population of Kotagiri (TP). In Kotagiri Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1073 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kotagiri is around 945 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Kotagiri city is 86.79 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Kotagiri, Male literacy is around 93.55 % while female literacy rate is 80.57 %.
Kotagiri Town Panchayat has total administration over 7,860 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Kotagiri Caste Factor
Kotagiri (TP) of The Nilgiris has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.06 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.30 % of total population in Kotagiri (TP).
Kotagiri Work Profile
Out of total population, 13,203 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 8,004 were males while 5,199 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 13203 working population, 93.70 % were engaged in Main Work while 6.30 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Kotagiri 2019 Population
The next census for Kotagiri Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.