Chalakudy is a Block situated in Thrissur district in Kerala. Located in urban area of Kerala, it is one of the 18 blocks of Thrissur district. According to the government register, the block number of Chalakudy is 73. The block has 9 villages and there are total 38587 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Chalakudy's population is 151383. Out of this, 73401 are males whereas the females count 77982 here. This block has 13796 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 6991 are boys and 6805 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chalakudy block is 85%. 130125 out of total 151383 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 87% as 64103 males out of total 73401 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 84% as 66022 out of total 77982 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Chalakudy block is 14%. Here 21258 out of total 151383 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 12% as 9298 males out of total 73401 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 15% and 11960 out of total 77982 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Chalakudy block is 60401 yet 90982 are non-working. And out of 60401 working individual 3701 individuals are totally reliant on farming.