Karaikal is a Municipality city in district of Karaikal, Puducherry. The Karaikal city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Karaikal Municipality has population of 86,838 of which 42,261 are males while 44,577 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 9516 which is 10.96 % of total population of Karaikal (M). In Karaikal Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1055 against state average of 1037. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Karaikal is around 983 compared to Puducherry state average of 967. Literacy rate of Karaikal city is 88.86 % higher than state average of 85.85 %. In Karaikal, Male literacy is around 93.65 % while female literacy rate is 84.35 %.
Karaikal Municipality has total administration over 21,320 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.
Karaikal Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.25 % of total population in Karaikal (M).
The (M) Karaikal currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Karaikal Work Profile
Out of total population, 29,293 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 23,064 were males while 6,229 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 29293 working population, 90.18 % were engaged in Main Work while 9.82 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Karaikal 2021 Population
The next census for Karaikal Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.