City Profile

North Paravur Municipality was constituted in 1921 in Thrissur District. On April 1st 1958,when Ernakulam district was formed ,Paravur got separated from Thrissur District and included in Ernakulam district.North Paravur town has an area of 9.02 sqkms and populationof 30059 persons as per 2001 Census.There are 29 wards in the Municipality.North Paravur is the head quarter of Paravur Taluk.The town is part of Paravur and Kalamassery Assembly Constituencies. Paravur assembly constituency is a part of Ernakulam Loksabha constituency.No major agricultural activities are present inside the urban limits ,and there are no industrial developments.The town is mainly service based and major economic activity is commercial.Even though North Paravur is basically residential Municipal Town,this town serves as a feeder town to the surrounding Panchayats viz Chittattukara,Chendamangalam,Kottuvally,Ezhikkara,Pallippuram.North Paravur town is a part of Kochi Urban Agglomeration.


Demographic Details



   As per 2011 Census the population of Paravur Municipality is 31503.The male population is 15060 and female population is 16443.The total population of Paravur Municipality in 1971,1981 and 1991 was 24393,26288 and 27906 respectively.

Popuation 31503
Density of population  3300/sq km
Male 15060
Female 16443
S C Population 1577
S T Population 117


Housing Profile

The average household size of the town is 4.4 and no of households are 6834.North Paravur has the lowest household size compared to Paravur Taluk and the District.

  According to the Secondary data (2009) available from municipality,out of a total of 6607 houses ,4193 (63% are pucca, 2248 (33%) are moderate and 266 (4%) are Kutcha.