Karambakkudi Town Panchayat, with population of about 15 thousand is Karambakudi sub district's only town panchayat located in Karambakudi sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Karambakkudi town panchayat is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 2612 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Karambakkudi Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 1892 and Karambakkudi Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 459.

Nearest railway station is Pattukottai which is 28 km far from here. Karambakkudi is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Pudukkottai which is 45 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 360 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 813.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39.7°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22.88°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7377 (50%) are male and 7249 (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Karambakkudi town panchayat is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3352 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Karambakkudi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,626 11,326 3,298 2 1,776
Male 7,377 5,662 1,714 1 946
Female 7,249 5,664 1,584 1 830

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 27% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973 in Muslims are 1010 and in Christians are 940.

Religion wise population 2011 - Karambakkudi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,626 10,376 4,012 225 6 1 0 1 5
Male 7,377 5,258 1,996 116 3 1 0 1 2
Female 7,249 5,118 2,016 109 3 0 0 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 21.8% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 20.8%. General caste population has increased by 20.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -83.3% and child population has increased by 21% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Karambakkudi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.3% 20.3% 25.5% -83.3% 21%
Male 20.8% 19.4% 26.5% -83.3% 30.7%
Female 21.8% 21.2% 24.4% -83.3% 11.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 924 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 877 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 151 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Karambakkudi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 8 15 -15 0 -151
2011 983 1000 924 1000 877
2001 975 985 939 1000 1028

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 5952 are male and 5048 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Karambakkudi is 86%. 93% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Karambakkudi

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.7% 3.5%
2011 85.6% 92.6% 78.6%
2001 83.1% 90.9% 75.1%

Workers profile

Karambakkudi has 38% (5536) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 21% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Karambakkudi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.9% 30.2% 7.7% 62.1%
Male 54% 47% 7% 46%
Female 21.4% 13.1% 8.3% 78.6%