Colachel Population - Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Colachel is a large village located in Kalkulam Taluka of Kanniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu with total 2255 families residing. The Colachel village has population of 9836 of which 5072 are males while 4764 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Colachel village population of children with age 0-6 is 1244 which makes up 12.65 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Colachel village is 939 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Colachel as per census is 1049, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Colachel village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Colachel village was 87.23 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Colachel Male literacy stands at 86.45 % while female literacy rate was 88.08 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Colachel village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Colachel village.

Colachel Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 2,255 - -
Population 9,836 5,072 4,764
Child (0-6) 1,244 607 637
Schedule Caste 7 3 4
Schedule Tribe 4 2 2
Literacy 87.23 % 86.45 % 88.08 %
Total Workers 3,354 3,069 285
Main Worker 3,262 - -
Marginal Worker 92 52 40

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.07 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.04 % of total population in Colachel village.

Work Profile

In Colachel village out of total population, 3354 were engaged in work activities. 97.26 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.74 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3354 workers engaged in Main Work, 16 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149