Colachel is a Municipality city in district of Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The Colachel city is divided into 24 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Colachel Municipality has population of 23,227 of which 11,767 are males while 11,460 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2661 which is 11.46 % of total population of Colachel (M). In Colachel Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 974 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Colachel is around 955 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Colachel city is 90.94 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Colachel, Male literacy is around 91.62 % while female literacy rate is 90.24 %.
Colachel Municipality has total administration over 5,205 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.
Colachel Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.96 % of total population in Colachel (M).
The (M) Colachel currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Colachel Work Profile
Out of total population, 7,902 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,748 were males while 1,154 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 7902 working population, 90.14 % were engaged in Main Work while 9.86 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Colachel 2021 Population
The next census for Colachel Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.