Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, located in the state of Kerala is the administrative capital of the state, largest city and number one investment destination for IT, Aerospace and Biotechnology in the state.

Thiruvananthapuram

A modern city with a progressive history and a vibrant local economy. Thiruvananthapuram, also known as Trivandrum, is located on the south west coast of India,Sharing boundary with Tamil Nadu state and Kollam district. Geograpehically, the city enjoys a strategic location with International all weather seaport in the vicinity of the city - at a distance of only 13 nautical mile from the international shipping line.

A bustling cosmopolitan city - Thiruvananthapuram is known for the presence of key R and D institutes of national importance such as Indian Space Research Organisation, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology. Thiruvananthapuram is the leading destination for IT ITeS investment in Kerala.Technopark India's largest and first IT park is located in Thiruvananthapuram. The city offers qualified human capital, promising an abundance of skill availability. The city offers a conducive economic ecosystem for establishments and start-ups without major congestion costs that are mostly associated with tier one cities in the country.

With beautiful boulevards, exceptionally high quality of life, robust health infrastructure, Type of architecture and hosting some of the best educational institutes of the country - Thiruvananthapuram offers an attractive ecosystem that is yet to be tapped. Thiruvananthapuram was ranked as the best governed city by Jaanagraha (2017), in an annual survey of major Indian cities.

General profile

Indicator (Unit) Value
POPULATION (LAKHS) 33.02
AREA (SQ. KM) 2192
DENSITY (PERSONS PER SQ. KM) 1508
LITERACY (%) 93

Economic profile

Indicator (Unit) Value
URBAN WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION RATE 36.6 %
ECONOMIC GROWTH RATE 5.4%
DOMINANT SECTORS Information Technology, Tourism, Biotechnology
TRADITIONAL SECTORS Handloom
NUMBER OF REGISTERED MSME/SSI 1363
NUMBER OF COMMERCIAL BANKS 741
GROSS STATE VALUE ADDED (LAKHS) 5384318
Sector representation

Specific indexes
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    Quality of life index

  • blue

    Credit rating

  • violet

    Municipal Performance

  • green

    Ease of Living Index

  • orange

    Governance index