Ottappalam is a Municipality city in district of Palakkad, Kerala. The Ottappalam city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Ottappalam Municipality has population of 53,792 of which 25,359 are males while 28,433 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5721 which is 10.64 % of total population of Ottappalam (M). In Ottappalam Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1121 against state average of 1084. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Ottappalam is around 997 compared to Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Ottappalam city is 94.62 % higher than state average of 94.00 %. In Ottappalam, Male literacy is around 96.58 % while female literacy rate is 92.90 %.
Ottappalam Municipality has total administration over 12,484 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.
Ottappalam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.86 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.17 % of total population in Ottappalam (M).
Ottappalam Work Profile
Out of total population, 17,700 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 13,125 were males while 4,575 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 17700 working population, 82.21 % were engaged in Main Work while 17.79 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Ottappalam 2019 Population
The next census for Ottappalam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.