Ottappalam is a Block positioned in Palakkad district in Kerala. Situated in urban part of Kerala, it is one of the 13 blocks of Palakkad district. As per the administration register, the block code of Ottappalam is 46. The block has 10 villages and there are total 34080 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ottappalam's population is 151095. Out of this, 71765 are males whereas the females count 79330 here. This block has 16450 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 8368 are boys and 8082 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ottappalam block is 82%. 125190 out of total 151095 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 84% as 60347 males out of total 71765 are educated however female literacy rate is 81% as 64843 out of total 79330 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Ottappalam block is 17%. Here 25905 out of total 151095 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 15% as 11418 males out of total 71765 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 18% and 14487 out of total 79330 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Ottappalam block is 50409 still 100686 are un-employed. And out of 50409 working person 2489 individuals are completely dependent on farming.