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languages
City (district capitals)/DHQ

  • 1. Malayalam   :   360,562
  • 2. English Multilingual Population   :   110,872
  • 3. Tamil   :   3,831

Number Of Languages spoken by more then 30K Population : 2

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Basic Details

City (District Capitals)/DHQ
Population  :
:
367,107
City(District Capitals)/DHQ
Population (Rank)  
:
130th
District
Area (km2)  
:
2,483
District
Area (Rank)
:
509th
No.of Towns  
in District
: 50
No. of Villages  
in District
: 114

Kollam Highlights: India City/Districts Comparison

Kollam is the 130th ranked city in population, out of 768 District Capitals (DHQs) of India. It is the capital of Kollam District in Kerala State. Kollam District is 191st highest ranked in population & 509th ranked in area, in India. Please keep the DHQ rank in perspective, for the highlights below.

Better than India Average-

  • 1.
  • Kollam is the 1st highest ranked in Literacy (%)   out of 768 city/districts of India. This indicates a good ratio of educational institute to population.
  • 2.
  • The average Malayalam Script   of Indian city (district capitals)/districts is 6,112. Kollam is the 5th highest ranked city out of 768 city/districts. This indicates a high pool of literate malyalam population compared to other cities.
  • 3.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Kollam is the 7th highest ranked in Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   . This indicates a healthy ratio between men and women.
  • 4.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India Kollam is the 133rd best ranked in Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   .
  • 5.
  • Kollam is the 158th best ranked in Number of Households that use coal/charcoal as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   out of 768 City/Districts of India.
  • 6.
  • The Average Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   of Indian City(District Capitals)/Districts is 27640 . Kollam is the 164th best ranked City out of 768 City/Districts.

Worse than India Average-

  • 1.
  • Kollam is the 3rd worst ranked in Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   out of 768 city/districts of India. This indicates lower number of state urban internet users as reported in TRAI quarterly report vis a vis other state's urban internet users.
  • 2.
  • The Average Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   of Indian City (District Capitals)/Districts is Kollam is the 3rd worst ranked City out of 768 City/Districts.This implies that this district is less urbanised compared to other districts.
  • 3.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Kollam is the 6th worst ranked in Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   .This implies that this is not a highly urbanized district compared to other districts.
  • 4.
  • Out of 768 District Capitals/Districts of India, Kollam is the 69th worst ranked in Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   .This indicates a poor distribution of LPG connections in this district compared to other districts.

Population: 367,107 | Population Rank: 130th
Area (KM2) : 2,483 | Area Rank: 509th
Sr. Fields Category India Average Rank out of 768 City / District Data

Better than India Average-

1 Literacy (%)   Language 78 1st 2990
2 Malayalam Script   Language 6112 5th 10557
3 Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   Demography 949 7th 2996
4 Number of UG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 6311 8th 4982
5 Number of PG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 1015 8th 1679
6 No of Nurses(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 3346 9th 6592
7 No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1460 15th 6679
8 Number of UG Enrolments - Teaching(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 2447 27th 9667
9 Number of UG Enrolments - Medical(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 358 28th 5073
10 No of District Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1 30th 3359
11 Number of PG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 591 33rd 6811
12 Number of UG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 719 34th 5461
13 Number of Households with Location of drinking water source within premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 150461 34th 3885
14 No of Doctors(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 1736 35th 2078
15 Number of households having latrine facility within the premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 153026 35th 2034
16 Number of Theatres(No, BOC 2020)   Media 5 38th 8326
17 Number of Households with means of Transport as Car/ Jeep/Van(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 15187 39th 3814
18 Number of Companies   Work 1876 39th 5727
19 Number of Ph.D Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 275 41st 6245
20 Sanctioned Police Force Number(NO, IPC 2021)   Government 1416 43rd 6399
21 Number of UG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 5379 49th 5541
22 Number of PG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 250 49th 6098
23 Number of Households with Television(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 153607 49th 2943
24 Number of Households with Internet(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 10371 50th 7750
25 Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 6137 51st 2016
26 No of Sub Divisional Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 2 51st 1688
27 Number of Bachelor's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 42477 53rd 3695
28 Number of towns(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 10 53rd 8040
29 Number of Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 56 54th 7115
30 Number of Informal Jobs (Including all Unemployed) (Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022 and Sengupta committee)   Work 760882 54th 9773
31 Number of State Government Jobs   Work 25127 56th 9086
32 Number of Total Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 49523 59th 3037
33 Number of Diploma(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 3877 61st 7882
34 Number of Households without Internet(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 20464 61st 4926
35 Number of Households with TV, Computer/Laptop, Telephone/mobile phone and Scooter/ Car(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 15292 61st 9417
36 Number of Enrolment in Private and Government Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 36821 63rd 3722
37 Number of ITIS seats(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 4706 63rd 2126
38 Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Electricity(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 217194 63rd 6888
39 Number of Households that use LPG/PNG as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 93956 64th 2589
40 English Multilingual Population   Language 50152 65th 3982
41 Number of Police Stations(NO, IPC 2021)   Government 22 70th 1788
42 Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 28 73rd 7582
43 Number of UG Enrolments - Arts (No,AISHE 2020)   Education 9152 74th 6556
44 Number of PG Enrolments - Arts(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 1087 74th 1237
45 Population (18-24) (Number, 2023)   Education 208496 75th 5950
46 Linkedin Audience Size(No, Linked in 2023)   Internet 80942 76th 8684
47 Number of UG Enrolments - Law(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 654 81st 2452
48 GDP (Crores. RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 38608 81st 4959
49 Bank Credits - Bank Debits (Crores, RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 8029 81st 8829
50 Urban Population(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 495956 82nd 8337
51 Number of Universities(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 1 86th 11042
52 Number of Banks(No, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 221 87th 2937
53 Number of Formal Jobs(Sum,DPE 2022)   Work 62963 87th 8827
54 Number of Households with Owned houses(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 273858 88th 9413
55 Govt Jobs % of Working Population(%,DPE 2022)   Work 2 89th 7720
56 No of Community Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 9 91st 1990
57 Number of households(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 318214 92nd 5241
58 % of Households with Cars(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 4 99th 10553
59 Number of Dailies or Magazines(No, RNI 2021)   Media 188 100th 6523
60 Number of Households with means of Transport as Scooter/ Motorcycle/Moped(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 67856 100th 7423
61 Number of Households with 1 married couple(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 223006 101st 2767
62 HQ Mother Tongue Population   Language 253384 103rd 10515
63 Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   Work 2 104th 10736
64 Population per sq. km. (Km, Census 2011)   Demography 1017 107th 3407
65 GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 153 108th 3511
66 City (DHQ ) Pop 2011   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 278149 110th 9713
67 No of Total Hospitals(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 63 111th 3075
68 Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Maximum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   Internet 395157 111th 10903
69 Working Population 2023(Number,Census 2011)   Work 1159881 120th 5257
70 Urbanization(% , Census 2011)   Urbanization 24 122nd 3763
71 Number of UG Diploma Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 334 124th 5035
72 City(DHQ) Pop 2023   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 321498 126th 10981
73 Total Annual Newspaper Circulation(No, RNI 2021)   Media 510042 127th 11063
74 Number of Households with rented houses(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 36696 127th 4172
75 District Pop 2011   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 1625116 130th 5491
76 Bank Credit - Bank Debit/No. of banks (Crore, RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 21 145th 6037
77 No of Primary Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   Health 50 149th 1686
78 Number of Households with Mobile only(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 169864 153rd 6972
79 Script Pools Number < 30,000   Language 1 194th 6714
80 House Ownership % of Households(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 84 393rd 8035

Worse than India Average-

1 Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 55109 133rd 4631
2 Number of Households that use coal/charcoal as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 4517 158th 3100
3 Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 27640 164th 8192
4 Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 96366 174th 3610
5 Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 9542 184th 10541
6 Number of Households that use cowdung cake as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 24839 305th 1664
Population: 367,107 | Population Rank: 130th
Area (KM2) : 2,483 | Area Rank: 509th
Sr. Fields Category India Average Rank out of 768 City / District Data

Better than India Average-

1 Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   Internet 593683 3rd 1559
2 Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 45441 3rd 2864
3 Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   Work 2531 6th 4812
4 Number of PSU Jobs(Number,DPE 2022, )   Work 816 6th 5715
5 Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   Wealth 37411 17th 2916
6 Number of UG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 4172 19th 8101
7 Number of PG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   Education 344 19th 4866
8 Number of Population (0-18)(No,Census 2011)   Education 136937 30th 3415
9 City FB Users % of City Literate Population(%, FB Oct 2023)   Internet 134 37th 3937
10 Number of Higher Education Enrolments % of Pop(No, UDISE 2021)   Education 13 65th 5373
11 Number of Households without TV, Internet, Radio, Computer, Mobile, Landline(No, Census 2011)   Wealth 55686 71st 3544
12 % of Household with Mobiles(%, Census 2011)   Wealth 49 107th 9868
13 Urban Internet Pop/City Pop(%, TRAI Aug 2023)   Internet 165 128th 3372
14 AEGR (2011) (District)   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 1 144th 10176
15 Number of of Schools(No, UDISE 2021)   Education 1937 156th 5135
16 District Area (Sq Km)   City (District Capitals)/DHQ 4275 235th 9893
17 Number of Private Jobs( Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022)   Work 16177 290th 8515
18 Number of Panchayats(Number , Census 2011)   Government 745 316th 7042
19 Decadal Growth Rate (2011) (%, Census 2011)   Demography 19 478th 5794

Worse than India Average-

1 Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   Urbanization 152998 69th 1933

Kollam City / District Ranks

Work

GDP (Crores. RBI SCB June 2023)   81st
GDP per Capita ('000', RBI SCB June 2023)   108th
Place

State   450th
State Code   86th
District   397th
AEGR (2011) (District)   748th
District Area (Sq Km)   509th
Type (D, ND, UT, CH, SC)   366th

Dist. Formation Year   349th

Number of Universities(No,AISHE 2020)   81st
Number of Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   54th

Number of Internet Connections(No, TRAI 2023)   141st

Total Annual Newspaper Circulation(No, RNI 2021)   127th
Number of Dailies or Magazines(No, RNI 2021)   100th
Number of Theatres(No, BOC 2020)   38th

Number of Police Stations(NO, IPC 2021)   68th
Sanctioned Police Force Number(NO, IPC 2021)   43rd
Number of Panchayats(Number , Census 2011)   637th

Number of towns(Number , Census 2011)   52nd
Urbanization(% , Census 2011)   122nd
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source within premises(Number , Census 2011)   34th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source near premises(Number , Census 2011)   411th
Number of Households with Location of drinking water source away from premises(Number , Census 2011)   409th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Electricity(Number , Census 2011)   63rd
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Kerosene(Number , Census 2011)   406th
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Solar Energy(Number , Census 2011)   351st
Number of Households with Main source of Lighting as Other Oil(Number , Census 2011)   259th
Number of households having latrine facility within the premises(Number , Census 2011)   35th
Number of Households that use firewood as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   69th
Number of Households that use crop residue as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   328th
Number of Households that use cowdung cake as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   480th
Number of Households that use coal/charcoal as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   224th
Number of Households that use Kerosene as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   317th
Number of Households that use LPG/PNG as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   64th
Number of Households that use Biogas as fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   87th
Number of Households that don't use any type of fuel for Cooking (Number , Census 2011)   93rd
Total Households classified user Type of Fuel used for Cooking(Number , Census 2011)   92nd
Number of Households with Kitchen facility inside house(Number , Census 2011)   36th
Number of Households with Kitchen facility outside house(Number , Census 2011)   297th
Number of Inhabited Villages(Number , Census 2011)   637th

Number of Households with Owned houses(No, Census 2011)   88th
Number of Households with rented houses(No, Census 2011)   127th
Number of Households with ownership status of house as other(No, Census 2011)   104th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Bicycle(No, Census 2011)   252nd
Number of Households with means of Transport as Scooter/ Motorcycle/Moped(No, Census 2011)   100th
Number of Households with means of Transport as Car/ Jeep/Van(No, Census 2011)   39th
Number of Households with Radio Transistor(No, Census 2011)   108th
Number of Households with Television(No, Census 2011)   49th
Number of Households with Internet(No, Census 2011)   50th
Number of Households without Internet(No, Census 2011)   61st
Number of Households with Landline only(No, Census 2011)   10th
Number of Households with Mobile only(No, Census 2011)   153rd
Number of Households with Both landline and mobile(No, Census 2011)   14th
Number of Households with TV, Computer/Laptop, Telephone/mobile phone and Scooter/ Car(No, Census 2011)   61st
Number of Households without TV, Internet, Radio, Computer, Mobile, Landline(No, Census 2011)   340th
Number of households availing banking services(No, Census 2011)   71st
Number of Banks(No, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   87th
Number of Banks(No, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   90th

No of Hospital Beds(No, MOFHW 2022)   15th
No of Primary Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   149th
No of Community Health Centers(No, MOFHW 2022)   90th
No of Sub Divisional Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   49th
No of District Hospital(No, MOFHW 2022)   29th
No of Total Hospitals(No, MOFHW 2022)   110th
People

City (DHQ ) Pop 2011   110th
City (DHQ ) Pop 2011 ('000)   105th
City(DHQ) Pop 2023   126th
City/DHQ Population Class   138th
District Pop 2011   130th
District Pop 2011 ('000)   130th
District Pop 2012   130th
District Pop 2013   131st
District Pop 2014   132nd
District Pop 2015   132nd
District Pop 2016   133rd
District Pop 2017   133rd
District Pop 2018   136th
District Pop 2019   136th
District Pop 2020   136th
District Pop 2021   137th
District Pop 2022   139th
District Pop 2023   141st

Working Population 2018 (Number,Census 2011)   98th
Working Population 2021(Number,Census 2011)   109th
Working Population 2023(Number,Census 2011)   120th
Number of Central Government Jobs (Number,DOE Annual Report 2018)   102nd
Number of State Government Jobs   56th
Number of Private Jobs( Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022)   409th
Number of PSU Jobs(Number,DPE 2022, )   102nd
Number of Formal Jobs(Sum,DPE 2022)   87th
Number of Informal Jobs (Including all Unemployed) (Number, Labour Ministry Quarterly employment Survey 2022 and Sengupta committee)   54th
Number of Companies   39th
Formal Jobs % Working Pop(%,DPE 2022)   104th
Govt Jobs % of Working Population(%,DPE 2022)   89th

Decadal Growth Rate (2011) (%, Census 2011)   759th
Sex-Ratio (1000) (%, Census 2011)   7th
Number of Males (2011) (Number, Census 2011)   169th
Number of Females (2011) (District) (Number, Census 2011)   131st
Population per sq. km. (Km, Census 2011)   107th

Literacy (%)   1st
HQ Mother Tongue Population   103rd
Assamese Script   328th
Bengali Script   467th
Devnagri Script (Hindi)   685th
Kannada Script   200th
Malayalam Script   5th
Marathi Script   365th
Gujarati Script   315th
Odia Script   408th
Perso-Arabic Script (Urdu)   623rd
Tamil Script   85th
Telugu Script   220th
Latin Script (English)   107th
English Multilingual Population   65th
Script Pools Number < 30,000   170th
Assamese   266th
Bengali   442nd
Gujarati   304th
Hindi   660th
Kannada   295th
Konkani   27th
Malayalam   3rd
Marathi   340th
Nepali   497th
Odia   394th
Sindhi   333rd
Tamil   80th
Telugu   207th
Urdu   604th
Bhili   245th
English   49th
Tulu   45th
Others   463rd

Population (18-24) (Number, 2023)   75th
Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education (18-23 Years)(No,AISHE 2020)   73rd
Number of Enrolment in Private and Government Colleges(No,AISHE 2020)   63rd
Number of Ph.D Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   41st
Number of Master's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   51st
Number of Bachelor's Enrolment(No,AISHE 2020)   53rd
Number of UG Diploma Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   124th
Number of Diploma(No,AISHE 2020)   61st
Number of ITIS seats(No,AISHE 2020)   63rd
Number of Total Enrolments(No,AISHE 2020)   59th
Number of Population (0-18)(No,Census 2011)   172nd
Number of of Schools(No, UDISE 2021)   471st
Number of Higher Education Enrolments % of Pop(No, UDISE 2021)   104th
Number of UG Enrolments - Arts (No,AISHE 2020)   74th
Number of UG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   8th
Number of UG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   49th
Number of UG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   118th
Number of UG Enrolments - Law(No,AISHE 2020)   81st
Number of UG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   34th
Number of UG Enrolments - Teaching(No,AISHE 2020)   27th
Number of UG Enrolments - Medical(No,AISHE 2020)   28th
Number of PG Enrolments - Arts(No,AISHE 2020)   74th
Number of PG Enrolments - Science(No,AISHE 2020)   8th
Number of PG Enrolments - Engg(No,AISHE 2020)   49th
Number of PG Enrolments - Commerce(No,AISHE 2020)   118th
Number of PG Enrolments - Management(No,AISHE 2020)   33rd

Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Minimum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   109th
Number of Facebook Users. (Estimated Maximum)(No, FB Oct 2023)   111th
City FB Users % of City Literate Population(%, FB Oct 2023)   251st
English Speakers (Second Language + Third Language(No, Census 2011)   33rd
Urban Internet Pop/City Pop(%, TRAI Aug 2023)   401st
Availability of Sharechat (Hyperlocal Advertising)   278th
Availability of Dailyhunt (Hyperlocal Advertising)   130th
Availability of Linkedin (Hyperlocal Advertising)   90th
Linkedin Audience Size(No, Linked in 2023)   76th
Linkedin 1-day Spend   168th
Linkedin 1 Day Impressions   490th
Linkedin CTR   464th
Linkedin CPC   548th
Linkedin Cost/Engagement   354th

Number of households(Number , Census 2011)   92nd
Urban Population(Number , Census 2011)   82nd
Number of Households with No married couples(Number , Census 2011)   42nd
Number of Households with 1 married couple(Number , Census 2011)   101st
Number of Households with 2 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   133rd
Number of Households with 3 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   277th
Number of Households with 4 married couples(Number , Census 2011)   427th

Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   75th
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI RBI SCB June 2023)   71st
Bank Deposits(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   76th
Bank Credit(Crore, RBI SCB Q3 2022)   73rd
Bank Deposit/Household (Lakhs, RBI SCB June 2023)   222nd
Bank Loans/Household (Lakhs,RBI SCB June 2023)   201st
No. of Banks/1000 Household(in "1000", SCB 2023)   207th
Bank Credits - Bank Debits (Crores, RBI SCB June 2023)   81st
Bank Credit - Bank Debit/No. of banks (Crore, RBI SCB June 2023)   145th
House Ownership % of Households(%, Census 2011)   393rd
% of Household with Mobiles(%, Census 2011)   547th
% of Households with Cars(%, Census 2011)   99th

No of Doctors(No, MOFHW 2022)   35th
No of Nurses(No, MOFHW 2022)   9th

Kollam Culture Highlights

Sr.No Culture Metrics Counts Name

Famous Forts

Famous Forts   1 Fort Thomas

Famous Museum Name

Famous Museum Name   1 8 Point Art Cafe

Cantt

Cantt   1 Kollam
Airports
Name IATA Code City Distance

Airport Name

Trivandrum International Airport Trivandrum TRV 36 Km

Kollam Nature Highlights

Nature Metrics % of India Rank Out of 768 City / Districts Data