Ottapidaram is a Block positioned in Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. Positioned in urban part of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 14 blocks of Thoothukkudi district. According to the administration records, the block code of Ottapidaram is 312. The block has 63 villages and there are total 32626 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ottapidaram's population is 122204. Out of this, 61146 are males whereas the females count 61058 here. This block has 12783 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 6546 are boys and 6237 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ottapidaram block is 72%. 88439 out of total 122204 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 78% as 47836 males out of total 61146 are educated however female literacy rate is 66% as 40603 out of total 61058 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Ottapidaram block is 27%. Here 33765 out of total 122204 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 21% as 13310 males out of total 61146 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 33% and 20455 out of total 61058 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Ottapidaram block is 60591 whereas 61613 are un-employed. And out of 60591 occupied individual 4556 peoples are totally reliant on agriculture.