DISTRICT PROFILE

 

GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION

North Latitude Between   9 05    and   9 50
East Longitude Between    78 10    and  79.27 

 

AREA AND POPULATION

AREA (Sq. Km)          4175.00
TOTAL POPULATION 1337560
MALE POPULATION 676574
FEMALE POPULATION 660986
TOTAL LITERATES 986038
LITERATE - MALE 537697
LITERATE - FEMALE 448341
SEX RATIO 977
DENSITY 320

 

CLIMATE

The district has a hot tropical climate temperature ranging from 22.3 C (min) to 37.8 C (max) and the relative humidity is high at 79% on an average and it ranges between 80% to 90% in coastal areas.

 

HEALTH

MODERN MEDICINE

NOS

HOSPITALS 10
PRIMARY HEALTH CENTERS 45
HEALTH SUB CENTERS 227

 

INDIAN MEDICINE

NOS

PRIMARY HEALTH CENTERS 3
HOMOEOPATHY DISPENSARIES 3

 

VITAL STATISTICS
BIRTH 19809
DEATH 5384
INFANT DEATH 912

 

BIRTH RATE (PER 1000 POPULATION)
RURAL 21.4
URBAN 18.8
COMBINED 20.1

 

DEATH RATE (PER 1000 POPULATION)
RURAL 6.8
URBAN 6.2
COMBINED 6.5

 

EDUCATION

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES GOVT PRIVATE
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS 816 167
MIDDLE SCHOOLS 114 52
HIGH SCHOOLS 42 33
HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOLS 28 32
ARTS & SCIENCE COLLEGES 5 2
ENGINEERING COLLEGES - 2

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HOSTELS

NOS

SC 34
BC 45

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ANIMAIL HUSBANDARY

Livestock:

In Nos.
a. Cattle 367006
b. Buffaloes 32314
c. Sheep 302642
d. Goats 212183
e. Poultry 395139
f. Pig 9918
g. Dog 18365

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Veterinary Institutions In Nos.
a. Veterinary dispensaries 17
b. Veterinary sub-centres 45
c. Veterinary Hospitals 1
d. Mobile Veterinary units Nil

 

ELECTRICITY - SERVICE CONNECTIONS

No. of 230/110 KV sub- stations No. of 110/33 KV sub- Station No. of 33 /11 KV Sub station No. of 66/11KV Sub- stations House service connect -ions Industrial Service connect -ion  Hut service Agri. Pump set. OHT Service
1 5 5 2 165967 2854 17546 7124 856

 

POST OFFICE

DOING POSTAL SERVICE ALONE 104
POST & TELEGRAPH SERVICE 211

 

CO-OPERATIVE

LAND DEVELOPMENT BANK 4
CO-OP APEX BANK (TNSC) 1
CENTRAL CO-OP. BANK 16
URBAN BANK 4
PRIMARY AGRL. COOP SOCIETY 131
HOUSING SOCIETIES 5

 

INDUSTRIES

NO OF TRADE UNIONS 45
LARGE SCALE INDUSTRIES 6
SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES 540
COTTAGE INDUSTRIES 350

 

DRINKING WATER TOTAL NOS NO OF HABITATIONS
CWSS 37 716
MAINTENANCE 420 420
DESALINATION PLANT 21 265

 

ROADS

LENGTH OF ROADS K.M
NATOINAL HIGHWAYS 188
STATE HIGHWAYS 201
OTHER DIST ROADS 1142
MAJOR DISTRICT ROADS 139

 

OTHERS

NO OF ANGANVADIES 618
NO OF NOON MEAL CENTERS 1184
NO OF POLICE STATIONS 39
NO OF JAILS 4
CINEMA THEATERS 32
PETROL /DIESEL BUNKS 39
TNCSC GODOWNS 7
PDS SHOPS 545