Karakurissi is a village situated in Mannarkad Block of Palakkad district in Kerala. Located in rural part of Palakkad district of Kerala, it is one of the 18 villages of Mannarkad Block of Palakkad district. As per the administration records, the village code of Karakurissi is 627622. The village has 5768 homes.
According to Census 2011, Karakurissi's population is 27999. Out of this, 13411 are males whereas the females count 14588 here. This village has 3544 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 1809 are boys and 1735 are girls.
Literacy rate in Karakurissi village is 78%. 22017 out of total 27999 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 80% as 10749 males out of total 13411 are literate while female literacy rate is 77% as 11268 out of total 14588 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Karakurissi village is 21%. Here 5982 out of total 27999 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 2662 males out of total 13411 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 22% and 3320 out of total 14588 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied individual of Karakurissi village is 9385 whereas 18614 are un-employed. And out of 9385 working people 638 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.