Cotigao is a village positioned in Canacona Block of South Goa district in Goa. Placed in rural part of South Goa district of Goa, it is one among the 8 villages of Canacona Block of South Goa district. As per the government records, the village code of Cotigao is 627028. The village has 510 houses.
According to Census 2011, Cotigao 's population is 2640. Out of this, 1336 are males while the females count 1304 here. This village has 309 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 168 are boys and 141 are girls.
Literacy rate in Cotigao village is 63%. 1665 out of total 2640 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 69% as 931 males out of total 1336 are literate whereas female literacy ratio is 56% as 734 out of total 1304 females are literate in this Village.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Cotigao village is 36%. Here 975 out of total 2640 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 30% as 405 males out of total 1336 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 43% and 570 out of total 1304 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed people of Cotigao village is 1387 while 1253 are un-employed. And out of 1387 employed person 923 persons are totally reliant on cultivation.