Kotagiri Population - The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

Kotagiri is a large village located in Kotagiri Taluka of The Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu with total 2319 families residing. The Kotagiri village has population of 7952 of which 3755 are males while 4197 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kotagiri village population of children with age 0-6 is 589 which makes up 7.41 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kotagiri village is 1118 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Kotagiri as per census is 977, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Kotagiri village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Kotagiri village was 82.98 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Kotagiri Male literacy stands at 93.00 % while female literacy rate was 74.12 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kotagiri village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Kotagiri village.

Kotagiri Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 2,319 - -
Population 7,952 3,755 4,197
Child (0-6) 589 298 291
Schedule Caste 1,727 823 904
Schedule Tribe 102 43 59
Literacy 82.98 % 93.00 % 74.12 %
Total Workers 4,257 2,430 1,827
Main Worker 4,168 30,505 0
Marginal Worker 89 30 59

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.72 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.28 % of total population in Kotagiri village.

Work Profile

In Kotagiri village out of total population, 4257 were engaged in work activities. 97.91 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.09 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4257 workers engaged in Main Work, 106 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 407 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