Karunagappally is a Block situated in Kollam district in Kerala. Located in urban region of Kerala, it is one of the 14 blocks of Kollam district. As per the administration register, the block number of Karunagappally is 128. The block has 6 villages and there are total 39596 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Karunagappally's population is 159893. Out of this, 76816 are males whereas the females count 83077 here. This block has 16357 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 8354 are boys and 8003 are girls.
Literacy rate in Karunagappally block is 84%. 135155 out of total 159893 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 85% as 65881 males out of total 76816 are educated while female literacy rate is 83% as 69274 out of total 83077 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Karunagappally block is 15%. Here 24738 out of total 159893 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 10935 males out of total 76816 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 16% and 13803 out of total 83077 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Karunagappally block is 52084 while 107809 are un-employed. And out of 52084 employed people 1211 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.