Chirakkara is a village positioned in Ithikkara Block of Kollam district in Kerala. Positioned in rural part of Kollam district of Kerala, it is one of the 5 villages of Ithikkara Block of Kollam district. As per the government register, the village number of Chirakkara is 628435. The village has 4516 houses.
According to Census 2011, Chirakkara's population is 17342. Out of this, 8007 are males while the females count 9335 here. This village has 1767 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 883 are boys and 884 are girls.
Literacy rate in Chirakkara village is 84%. 14740 out of total 17342 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 85% as 6864 males out of total 8007 are literate while female literacy rate is 84% as 7876 out of total 9335 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Chirakkara village is 15%. Here 2602 out of total 17342 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 1143 males out of total 8007 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 15% and 1459 out of total 9335 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Chirakkara village is 6596 whereas 10746 are non-working. And out of 6596 employed person 284 peoples are fully dependent on agriculture.