List of Districts in Kerala 2021

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List of Districts in Kerala 2021

Kerala is a state in southern India. As of 2021, there are a total of 14 districts in Kerala.

Kerala District List

#DistrictPopulation (2011)Area (km²)Density
1Alappuzha21,27,7891,4151504
2Ernakulam32,82,3883,0631072
3Idukki11,08,9744,356255
4Kannur25,23,0032,961852
5Kasaragod13,07,3751,989657
6Kollam26,35,3752,4831061
7Kottayam19,74,5512,206895
8Kozhikode30,86,2932,3451316
9Malappuram41,12,9203,5541157
10Palakkad28,09,9344,482627
11Pathanamthitta11,97,4122,652452
12Thrissur33,01,4273,0271508
13Thiruvananthapuram31,21,2002,1891031
14Wayanad8,17,4202,130384
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Largest & Smallest District in Kerala by Area

Palakkad district covering an area of 4482 km² is the largest district in Kerala.  Alappuzha District is the smallest district in Kerala with a total area of 1415 km²

# By AreaDistrictArea
LargestPalakkad4482 km²
Smallest Alappuzha 1415 km2

 Source: Census 2011

Largest & Smallest District in Kerala by Population

Malappuram District is the most populated district in Kerala. Its Population as per census 2011 is 41.13 Lakhs  Wayanad District with a population of 8.17 Lakhs is the least populated district in Kerala

# by PopulationDistrictPopulation (Census 2011)
Most PopulatedMalappuram4112920
LeastWayanad817420
Highest and Lowest Population Density

Thrissur District (1508 people per km) has the highest Population density in Kerala. Idukki District with a population density of 255  people per km is the lowest density district in Kerala.

# by DensityDistrictDensity (person/km)
HighestThrissur1508
LeastIdukki255

Source: Census 2011

Kerala Districts by Literacy Rate | Sex Ratio

#DistrictSex RatioLiteracy
1Alappuzha110095.72%
2Ernakulam102795.89%
3Idukki100691.99%
4Kannur113695.10%
5Kasaragod108090.09%
6Kollam111394.09%
7Kottayam103997.21%
8Kozhikode109895.08%
9Malappuram109893.57%
10Palakkad106789.31%
11Pathanamthitta113296.55%
12Thiruvananthapuram108793.02%
13Thrissur110895.08%
14Wayanad103589.03%

Source: Census 2011

Kerala District with Highest & Lowest Literacy rate

Kottayam district has the highest literacy rate in Kerala. Its literacy rate is 97.21%. Wayanad with a literacy rate of 89.03% is the least literate district in Kerala.
 
# by Literacy RateDistrictLiteracy Rate
Most LiterateKottayam97.21%
LeastWayanad89.03%

Source: Census 2011

Kerala District with Highest & Lowest Male Female Ratio

Kannur district (1136) has the highest Male-Female Sex ratio in Kerala.  Idukki District (1006) has the lowest male-female sex ratio in Kerala.

# by Sex RaioDistrictSex ratio
HighestKannur1136 females to 1000 males
LowestIdukki1006 females to 1000 males

Source: Census 2011