Kotagiri is a Block placed in The Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu. Situated in rural area of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 5 blocks of The Nilgiris district. As per the government register, the block number of Kotagiri is 139. The block has 14 villages and there are total 19209 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kotagiri's population is 66094. Out of this, 32157 are males while the females count 33937 here. This block has 5469 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 2816 are boys and 2653 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kotagiri block is 73%. 48653 out of total 66094 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 82% as 26413 males out of total 32157 are educated while female literacy rate is 65% as 22240 out of total 33937 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Kotagiri block is 26%. Here 17441 out of total 66094 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 17% as 5744 males out of total 32157 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 34% and 11697 out of total 33937 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Kotagiri block is 38772 while 27322 are non-working. And out of 38772 working people 1691 individuals are totally dependent on agriculture.