(Last Updated on : 03/02/2009)
Kooraikundu is a panchayat town, which is located in the district of Virudhunagar of Tamil Nadu state of Indian Territory.
There will be obvious coherency if any one who is interested to discuss about any town does not pay attention to its demographical situation. So in order to such kind of negligence quite a number of demographers have been appointed in Kooraikundu. After conducting several surveys and researches, they have brought out reports, which are vital for depicting Kooraikundu's demography. In this regard, a special mentioning may be made of the Census report that has been published in the year 2001. Information viz. literacy condition, literacy rate etc about Kooraikundu can also be inferred. According to this report , Kooraikundu showed population count of 19,706. In one studies this report in details one would come across an interesting point. Both male and female populace of Kooraikundu are in equal proportion and it becomes quite evident from its male and female literacy rates. Thus male populace constitutes 50 %, while female populace also comprises of 50 %.
By studying this Census report of 2001, one gets the chance to identify the status of Kooraikundu town's literacy rate. In order to fulfill this goal, a handful of demographers have organized surveys and researches, which have enabled them to create reports accordingly. In this regard, the Census report that has been issued forth in the year 2001 deserves special mentioning. As per this report, the average literacy rate has been enumerated to be 19,706.
Literacy rate of Kooraikundu helps one to gauge to what extent development has occurred here. Since the average literacy rate of Kooraikundu is 73 %, which is even higher than that of India, it affirms that the town is more or less developed. 59.5 % is the average literacy rate of India. To be specific, male literacy rate constitutes 78 %. Like other places of India, rate of female literacy of Kooraikundu is 68 %. In Kooraikundu, children who are below six years of age constitute 12 % of the total population.