In order to discover the traits of the town of Kannankurichi it is a must for any one first to gather information about its demographical condition. For fulfilling that goal, several surveys have been conducted and also reports have been prepare according. In fact demographers have been employed for carrying out these activities.
In this regard, one needs to mention about the Census report that has been published in the year 2001.
According to this report, Kannankurichi showed a population count of 16,026. As an added advantage information about males and females on individual basis too can be deciphered with the aid of this relevant document. Thus as per the report, in Kannankurichi male populace constitutes of 51. Female population constitutes of 49 percent only. In Kannankurichi, children below six years of age constitutes of 11percent of the total population is below six years of age.
Literacy rate is an indicator for gauging the growth and development of a town in India. As far as Kannankurichi is concerned, it has an average literacy rate which is higher than that of the entire nation. In other words, 62 percent and 59.5 percent are the average literacy rate of Kannankurichi and India respectively. However there has been a gap between the male and female literacy. In other words 70 percent is the rate of male literacy while the female literacy rate constitutes of 54 percent.