Agastheeswaram is a Town Panchayat city in district of Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The Agastheeswaram city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Agastheeswaram Town Panchayat has population of 9,717 of which 4,809 are males while 4,908 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 954 which is 9.82 % of total population of Agastheeswaram (TP). In Agastheeswaram Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1021 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Agastheeswaram is around 992 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Agastheeswaram city is 92.31 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Agastheeswaram, Male literacy is around 94.23 % while female literacy rate is 90.44 %.
Agastheeswaram Town Panchayat has total administration over 2,620 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.
Agastheeswaram Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.46 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.26 % of total population in Agastheeswaram (TP).
Agastheeswaram Work Profile
Out of total population, 3,669 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,678 were males while 991 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 3669 working population, 89.64 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.36 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Agastheeswaram 2021 Population
The next census for Agastheeswaram Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.