Ithikkara is a Block placed in Kollam district in Kerala. Situated in urban area of Kerala, it is one of the 14 blocks of Kollam district. As per the government register, the block code of Ithikkara is 138. The block has 11 villages and there are total 55097 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ithikkara's population is 218270. Out of this, 101550 are males whereas the females count 116720 here. This block has 22131 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 11246 are boys and 10885 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ithikkara block is 84%. 183789 out of total 218270 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 85% as 86539 males out of total 101550 are literate however female literacy rate is 83% as 97250 out of total 116720 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Ithikkara block is 15%. Here 34481 out of total 218270 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 15011 males out of total 101550 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 16% and 19470 out of total 116720 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Ithikkara block is 76942 however 141328 are un-employed. And out of 76942 occupied person 3116 individuals are entirely reliant on cultivation.