Kannur is a Block located in Kannur district in Kerala. Situated in urban part of Kerala, it is one among the 9 blocks of Kannur district. As per the administration records, the block code of Kannur is 8. The block has 6 villages and there are total 34151 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kannur's population is 163911. Out of this, 75982 are males whereas the females count 87929 here. This block has 17303 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 8692 are boys and 8611 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kannur block is 86%. 141562 out of total 163911 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 86% as 65901 males out of total 75982 are literate while female literacy rate is 86% as 75661 out of total 87929 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Kannur block is 13%. Here 22349 out of total 163911 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 13% as 10081 males out of total 75982 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 13% and 12268 out of total 87929 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Kannur block is 47755 while 116156 are non-working. And out of 47755 employed person 116 individuals are totally dependent on agriculture.