Karaikal is a town in Puducherry union territory of India and serves as Nagar Parishad. It is also one of the districts of Puducherry.
As on March 2023, the current population of Karaikal is 1.15 lakhs out of which 55.8 thousands are males and rest 58.9 thousands are females. The sex ratio of this town is 1055 females per 1000 males. There are around 9.5 thousands teenagers in Karaikal. It has literacy rate of 79% which means around 90.7 thousands persons can read and write. Total 12.9 thousands people belonging to scheduled caste and 0 scheduled tribe people live in the town. There are around 28.2 thousands households in Karaikal, which means every family has 4 members on average. The town has working population of 38.7 thousands.
Karaikal has many good schools for education and follwing are popular schools among students.
- Srvs National Higher Secondary School - Karaikal
- Ongc Public School - Neravy
- Nirmala Ranee Girls' Higher Secondary School - Karaikal
- Servite Govt. Aided Higher Secondary School - Kottucherry
- Karaikal Ammaiyar Higher Secondary School - Kovilpathu, Karaikal
Karaikal has many good hospitals for treatment and follwing are popular among people.
- Pettai Sub-Center
- Primary Health Center Neravy
- Manampet Sub-Center
- Kurumbagaram Sub-Center
- Community Health Center Thirunallar
Karaikal has many good banks for financial services and follwing are popular among people.
- Bank of Baroda Karaikal, Pondicherry
- Bank of India Karaikal
- Central Bank of India Karaikal
- Canara Bank Karaikal
- Canara Bank Poovam
Karaikal is one of the 4 districts of Puducherry, spread in an area of 157 square kilometers. It is divided into 2 Taluks and 1 block. As on 25th March 2023, the current population of Karaikal district is 2.64 lakhs, which includes urban population of 1.3 lakhs and rural population of 1.35 lakhs. The sex ratio of district is 1047 females per 1000 males. There are 65.7 thousands houses in the district which means every household has around 4 members. There are around 22.3 thousands teenagers in district. It has literacy rate of 77% which means around 2.05 lakhs persons can read and write. The district has working population of 90.2 thousands. Total 46.7 thousands people belonging to scheduled caste live in the district.
Taluks in Karaikal district
Karaikal district has total 2 Taluk.
Blocks in Karaikal district
Karaikal district has total 1 blocks.
Commune Panchayats in Karaikal district
There are total 5 Commune Panchayats.
Other villages in Karaikal Taluk
Karaikal Taluk has total 0 villages which are currently not mapped to any Village Panchayat.