Kannadiparamba Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Kannur sub district's the 5th least populous census town located in Kannur sub district of Kannur district in the state Kerala in India. Total geographical area of Kannadiparamba census town is 9 km2 and it is the 10th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1532 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kannadiparamba Ward No 01 and the population of Kannadiparamba Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Kannur which is 12 km far from here. Kannur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 12 km. District head quarter of the census town is Kannur which is 12 km away. Thiruvananthapuram is the state head quarter of the census town and is 528 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 2995 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 29°C and minimum temperature goes down to 27°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 6056 (44%) are male and 7621 (56%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kannadiparamba census town is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2791 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kannadiparamba

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,677 12,201 1,439 37 1,738
Male 6,056 5,348 684 24 893
Female 7,621 6,853 755 13 845

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 53% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 44% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1203 in Muslims are 1336 and in Christians are 1246.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kannadiparamba

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,677 7,300 5,953 375 0 2 0 0 47
Male 6,056 3,314 2,548 167 0 0 0 0 27
Female 7,621 3,986 3,405 208 0 2 0 0 20

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 8.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.6% which is 11.8% higher than male population growth rate of 1.8%. General caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2.1% and child population has increased by 1.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kannadiparamba

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.1% 8.5% 2.1% 0% 1.6%
Male 1.8% 1.7% -1% 0% 1.6%
Female 13.6% 14.4% 5% 0% 1.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1258 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1281, in schedule caste is 1104 and in schedule tribe is 542. There are 946 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 131 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 1 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kannadiparamba

Total General SC ST Child
Change 131 143 63 542 -1
2011 1258 1281 1104 542 946
2001 1127 1138 1041 0 947

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 4991 are male and 6129 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kannadiparamba is 93%. 97% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kannadiparamba

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 2.4% 5.1%
2011 93.1% 96.7% 90.5%
2001 89.5% 94.3% 85.4%

Workers profile

Kannadiparamba has 31% (4228) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 18% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kannadiparamba

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30.9% 25.1% 5.8% 69.1%
Male 46.7% 41.5% 5.2% 53.3%
Female 18.4% 12.1% 6.3% 81.6%