Kottagam is a village situated in Mugaiyur Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Located in rural part of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 84 villages of Mugaiyur Block of Viluppuram district. According to the government records, the village number of Kottagam is 633101. The village has 226 homes.
According to Census 2011, Kottagam's population is 938. Out of this, 501 are males whereas the females count 437 here. This village has 117 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 68 are boys and 49 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kottagam village is 53%. 505 out of total 938 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 55% as 278 males out of total 501 are educated while female literacy rate is 51% as 227 out of total 437 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Kottagam village is 46%. Here 433 out of total 938 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 44% as 223 males out of total 501 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 48% and 210 out of total 437 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed individual of Kottagam village is 389 still 549 are un-employed. And out of 389 working person 135 persons are completely reliant on cultivation.