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Kerala Palakkad

State - Kerala Local Language - Malayalam

About Palakkad District

Palakkad is one of 14 districts located in south Indian state Kerala. There are total 13 blocks which comes under Palakkad district, and there are total 139 villages and 17 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Palakkad district is 593 and number of houses in this district is 575166.

Population of Palakkad District

As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 2549356. Out of total 2549356, male population count is 1233864, where as female population count is 1315492 in Palakkad.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 277600 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 277600 children 141201 are boys and 136399 are girl child.

Literacy of Palakkad District

Literacy rate of Palakkad district is 79%. 2018363 out of total 2549356 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 82% and 1013659 males are literate out of total 1233864 male population, where as female literacy rate is 23% and 1004704 out of total 1315492 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Palakkad district is 20%. 530993 out of total 2549356 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 17% and 220205 males are illiterate out of total 1233864 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 23% and 310788 out of total 1315492 females are illiterate in this district.

Agricultural status of Palakkad District

Total working population of Palakkad district is 951371 and non-working population is 1597985 and out of 951371 working population 58369 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.

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