Kodanad Population - The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

Kodanad is a large village located in Kotagiri Taluka of The Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu with total 1232 families residing. The Kodanad village has population of 4153 of which 2022 are males while 2131 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kodanad village population of children with age 0-6 is 363 which makes up 8.74 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kodanad village is 1054 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Kodanad as per census is 1174, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Kodanad village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Kodanad village was 75.83 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Kodanad Male literacy stands at 87.65 % while female literacy rate was 64.50 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kodanad village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Kodanad Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,232 - -
Population 4,153 2,022 2,131
Child (0-6) 363 167 196
Schedule Caste 1,999 963 1,036
Schedule Tribe 133 67 66
Literacy 75.83 % 87.65 % 64.50 %
Total Workers 2,453 1,288 1,165
Main Worker 2,341 30,505 0
Marginal Worker 112 60 52

Caste Factor

In Kodanad village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 48.13 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.20 % of total population in Kodanad village.

Work Profile

In Kodanad village out of total population, 2453 were engaged in work activities. 95.43 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.57 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2453 workers engaged in Main Work, 40 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 521 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149