Kanam is a Town Panchayat city in district of Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu. The Kanam city is divided into 12 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kanam Town Panchayat has population of 3,134 of which 1,486 are males while 1,648 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 291 which is 9.29 % of total population of Kanam (TP). In Kanam Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1109 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kanam is around 1035 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Kanam city is 85.05 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Kanam, Male literacy is around 90.25 % while female literacy rate is 80.40 %.
Kanam Town Panchayat has total administration over 880 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.
Kanam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.79 % of total population in Kanam (TP).
The (TP) Kanam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Kanam Work Profile
Out of total population, 1,232 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 823 were males while 409 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 1232 working population, 92.45 % were engaged in Main Work while 7.55 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Kanam 2021 Population
The next census for Kanam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.