Kottathara is a village situated in Attappady Block of Palakkad district in Kerala. Located in rural area of Palakkad district of Kerala, it is one of the 6 villages of Attappady Block of Palakkad district. As per the government register, the village number of Kottathara is 627612. The village has 2790 homes.
According to Census 2011, Kottathara's population is 10195. Out of this, 5072 are males while the females count 5123 here. This village has 956 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 498 are boys and 458 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kottathara village is 64%. 6549 out of total 10195 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 69% as 3505 males out of total 5072 are literate however female literacy rate is 59% as 3044 out of total 5123 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Kottathara village is 35%. Here 3646 out of total 10195 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 1567 males out of total 5072 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 40% and 2079 out of total 5123 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Kottathara village is 5205 still 4990 are un-employed. And out of 5205 working individual 652 peoples are fully dependent on agriculture.