Pathanapuram is a Block positioned in Kollam district in Kerala. Situated in rural area of Kerala, it is one of the 14 blocks of Kollam district. As per the administration records, the block code of Pathanapuram is 132. The block has 9 villages and there are total 44120 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Pathanapuram's population is 165675. Out of this, 77856 are males while the females count 87819 here. This block has 15029 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 7649 are boys and 7380 are girls.
Literacy rate in Pathanapuram block is 85%. 141301 out of total 165675 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 86% as 67201 males out of total 77856 are educated while female literacy rate is 84% as 74100 out of total 87819 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Pathanapuram block is 14%. Here 24374 out of total 165675 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 13% as 10655 males out of total 77856 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 15% and 13719 out of total 87819 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Pathanapuram block is 58873 still 106802 are non-working. And out of 58873 working individual 5183 persons are fully dependent on farming.