Kallukuttam Town Panchayat, with population of about 19 thousand is Kalkulam sub district's the 5th most populous town panchayat located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Kallukuttam town panchayat is 4 km2 and it is the 6th smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 4440 persons per km2. There are 18 wards in the city, among them Kallukuttam Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 2083 and Kallukuttam Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 101.

Nearest railway station is Eraniel which is 6 km far from here. Kalkulam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 6 km. District head quarter of the city is Nagercoil which is 14 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 710 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1142.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 23.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9440 (49%) are male and 9653 (51%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kallukuttam town panchayat is 9%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 4815 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kallukuttam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,093 18,738 355 0 1,775
Male 9,440 9,269 171 0 858
Female 9,653 9,469 184 0 917

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 58% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 40% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 1043 in Hindus are 992 and in Muslims are 1097.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kallukuttam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 19,093 7,730 325 10,996 1 6 0 0 35
Male 9,440 3,880 155 5,382 1 5 0 0 17
Female 9,653 3,850 170 5,614 0 1 0 0 18

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 12.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 13.5% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -3.8% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kallukuttam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.4% 12.7% -3.8% 0% 1.3%
Male 11.2% 11.4% 1.2% 0% -3.1%
Female 13.5% 14.1% -8% 0% 5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1023 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1022, in schedule caste is 1076. There are 1069 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 88 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kallukuttam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 24 -107 0 88
2011 1023 1022 1076 0 1069
2001 1002 998 1183 0 981

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8124 are male and 8105 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kallukuttam is 94%. 95% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kallukuttam

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 3.5% 6.0%
2011 93.7% 94.7% 92.8%
2001 89% 91.2% 86.8%

Workers profile

Kallukuttam has 38% (7302) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kallukuttam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.2% 30.2% 8.1% 61.8%
Male 59.2% 50.2% 9% 40.8%
Female 17.7% 10.6% 7.2% 82.3%