(Last Updated on : 02-02-2009)
Quite a handful of town and places have developed by leaps and bounds in each and every state of Indian Territory. In the state of Kerala also there is no dearth of towns and cities as such. Amongst them, one can easily point out Kadamakkudy to be quite significant. Kadamakkudy is a census town. In the same state, this town is situated in the district of Ernakulam.
There are several demographers that have thrown some light on the demographical scenario of the Kadamakkudy town. In this regard, the Census report of India that has been published in the year 2001 deserves mentioning. Important data about the Kadamakkudy town like population, literacy etc can be deciphered from it. According to the report, the Kadamakkudy town has got a population of 15,823. Out of the total population of Kadamakkudy, males comprise of 49 percent, while the population of females is 51 percent. In Kadamakkudy town , 11 percent of the total population is below six years of age.
As far as the average literacy rate of Kadamakkudy is concerned, it has been derived that the average literacy rate is 84 percent. It is higher than the average literacy rate of India, which has been measured to be 59.5 percent. To be specific, rate of male literacy is 86 percent and female literacy rate is 82 percent. Just like many other districts of India, agriculture has become the important occupation of most of the people of the Kannur district.
Research has shown that out of the total 235319 hectares of land, crops are being produced in 210438 hectares. Among several production, coconut is the major one . Other crops like rubber, paddy, and tapioca also are grown in the district . A paddy cultivation system , popularly called pokkali is quite unique to the district. The people of Kadamakkudy also have followed this trend.