(Last Updated on : 01-05-2014)
Quite a handful of towns and cities have thronged in the states of India. In case of Tamil Nadu the same phenomenon occurs. In the midst of numerous towns one can easily make out the importance of Kottivakkam. It is a census town, which has its location in the district of Kancheepuram of the same state of India.
Down the years eminent demographers are functioning day and night so that they can inform people about certain aspects of this Kottivakkam town. In order that they can narrate demographical points, which are imperative for recognition of a town, they have conducted comprehensive surveying. Amongst several reports that were prepared afterwards, one cannot miss the census report of the year 2001. It is a vital document enumerating literacy rate, population status of Kottivakkam. Thus according to this report, Kottivakkam town's population has derived a measurement of 13,914. Out of it, male populace constitutes 52 %. Just like many other places of India, females who are residing in Kottivakkam constitute 48 %. In Kottivakkam, 10 % of the population constitutes of children who are below six years of age.
A thorough analysis of the census report of 2001 has made it possible for experts to highlight the condition of Kottivakkam town's literacy. Kottivakkam has shown an average literacy rate of 71 %, which is even higher than that of India, which has been counted to be 59.5 %. The propensity of males towards education is quite obvious from Kottivakkam town's high literacy rate. To be specific, 78 % and 64 % are rates of male and female literacy respectively.
Being an integral part of the district it is quite natural that people of Kottivakkam too adapts to its lifestyle and tradition to some extent. Agriculture is the chief source of income of the people. Around 47 % of the population used to practice cultivation. Crops that are widely produced include sugarcane, groundnuts, cereals, millets and pulses.