Kanhangad is a Block located in Kasaragod district in Kerala. Located in urban part of Kerala, it is one among the 4 blocks of Kasaragod district. As per the administration records, the block code of Kanhangad is 3. The block has 20 villages and there are total 63068 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kanhangad's population is 280908. Out of this, 133313 are males whereas the females count 147595 here. This block has 32447 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 16563 are boys and 15884 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kanhangad block is 78%. 219922 out of total 280908 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 81% as 108238 males out of total 133313 are literate while female literacy rate is 75% as 111684 out of total 147595 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Kanhangad block is 21%. Here 60986 out of total 280908 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 25075 males out of total 133313 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 24% and 35911 out of total 147595 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Kanhangad block is 100296 still 180612 are non-working. And out of 100296 occupied individual 6567 peoples are entirely reliant on farming.