Keelakarai is a Municipality city in district of Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu. The Keelakarai city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Keelakarai Municipality has population of 38,355 of which 19,685 are males while 18,670 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4391 which is 11.45 % of total population of Keelakarai (M). In Keelakarai Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 948 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Keelakarai is around 992 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Keelakarai city is 93.31 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Keelakarai, Male literacy is around 96.24 % while female literacy rate is 90.20 %.
Keelakarai Municipality has total administration over 7,448 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.
Keelakarai Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.83 % of total population in Keelakarai (M).
The (M) Keelakarai currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Keelakarai Work Profile
Out of total population, 12,033 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 10,830 were males while 1,203 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 12033 working population, 91.47 % were engaged in Main Work while 8.53 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Keelakarai 2019 Population
The next census for Keelakarai Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.