Identification of town in India becomes impartial without developing familiarity about the demographical situation of a particular town. As a result several surveys and research works have been organized and accordingly reports were formulated. One such report is the Census report of a particular year. Being brought out in the year 2001 the highlights of this report are population, literacy situation etc that are linked to Kothinallur.
According to this report, the total population of Kothinallur has been counted to be 15,877. Out of it , quite significantly , females are more their male counterparts . The population status provides support to this fact. Thus male populace constitutes 49 % while that of females is 51 %. In Kothinallur, children who are below six years of age constitute 10% of the total population.
Since literacy rate signifies growth and development of a town, few facts about Kothinallur town's literacy condition too is necessary. The aforesaid census report has shown that the average literacy of Kothinallur constitutes 79 %, which is even higher than that of India thereby constituting 59.5 %. Individually also male and female literacy rates are quite high. Thus male literacy rate is as high as 82 %. However female literacy rate also is no less insignificant and thus constitutes 77 %.