Sasthamkotta is a Block located in Kollam district in Kerala. Positioned in rural region of Kerala, it is one of the 14 blocks of Kollam district. As per the administration records, the block code of Sasthamkotta is 131. The block has 6 villages and there are total 40370 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sasthamkotta's population is 158429. Out of this, 75369 are males while the females count 83060 here. This block has 14851 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 7526 are boys and 7325 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sasthamkotta block is 85%. 135634 out of total 158429 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 86% as 65357 males out of total 75369 are educated while female literacy rate is 84% as 70277 out of total 83060 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Sasthamkotta block is 14%. Here 22795 out of total 158429 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 13% as 10012 males out of total 75369 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 15% and 12783 out of total 83060 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Sasthamkotta block is 57139 however 101290 are un-employed. And out of 57139 employed individual 4682 individuals are entirely dependent on cultivation.