In spite of the rapid changes Trivandrum has managed to retain some of the ambience characteristic of Kerala such as the red-titled roof –tops, narrow winding lanes and intimate corner coffee/tea shops. Certainly, Trivandrum has changed from a quaint, quiet town to the bustling city today. And in fact Trivandrum is filled with highly educated people and simple lifestyle. Trivandrum district is densely populated with population of 33 lakhs with 54% urban population. Today, Trivandrum has something for everyone from the child as well as the grownup ranging from cultural programs to sports and leisure activities, various educational facilities and job opportunities. Unlike most other Indian cities there are more women in Trivandrum than men, with the sex ratio being 1037 females to every 1000 males. As you travel around Trivandrum you will come across women working at cash registers in shops, petrol pumps and driving auto rickshaws.