Shenkottai is a Municipality city in district of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. The Shenkottai city is divided into 24 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Shenkottai Municipality has population of 26,823 of which 13,183 are males while 13,640 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2642 which is 9.85 % of total population of Shenkottai (M). In Shenkottai Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1035 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Shenkottai is around 991 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Shenkottai city is 86.62 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Shenkottai, Male literacy is around 93.41 % while female literacy rate is 80.08 %.
Shenkottai Municipality has total administration over 7,146 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.
Shenkottai Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.06 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.21 % of total population in Shenkottai (M).
Shenkottai Work Profile
Out of total population, 10,736 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 7,516 were males while 3,220 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 10736 working population, 94.50 % were engaged in Main Work while 5.50 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Shenkottai 2019 Population
The next census for Shenkottai Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.