The Nilgiris is one of 32 districts located in southeast Indian state Tamil Nadu. There are total 5 blocks which comes under The Nilgiris district, and there are total 40 villages and 2 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of The Nilgiris district is 611 and number of houses in this district is 87527.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 315029. Out of total 315029, male population count is 153429, where as female population count is 161600 in The Nilgiris.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 27649 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 27649 children 13903 are boys and 13746 are girl child.
Literacy rate of The Nilgiris district is 74%. 234530 out of total 315029 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 81% and 125015 males are literate out of total 153429 male population, where as female literacy rate is 32% and 109515 out of total 161600 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of The Nilgiris district is 25%. 80499 out of total 315029 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 18% and 28414 males are illiterate out of total 153429 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 32% and 52085 out of total 161600 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of The Nilgiris district is 166843 and non-working population is 148186 and out of 166843 working population 11033 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.