Thoothukkudi is a Block located in Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. Situated in urban part of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 14 blocks of Thoothukkudi district. As per the government records, the block number of Thoothukkudi is 303. The block has 31 villages and there are total 61860 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Thoothukkudi's population is 240498. Out of this, 121044 are males while the females count 119454 here. This block has 28434 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 14472 are boys and 13962 are girls.
Literacy rate in Thoothukkudi block is 77%. 187109 out of total 240498 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 81% as 98376 males out of total 121044 are educated however female literacy rate is 74% as 88733 out of total 119454 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Thoothukkudi block is 22%. Here 53389 out of total 240498 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 18% as 22668 males out of total 121044 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 25% and 30721 out of total 119454 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Thoothukkudi block is 92233 while 148265 are non-working. And out of 92233 employed individual 1845 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.