Elackad is a village situated in Meenachil taluka of Kottayam district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,249 families residing in the village Elackad. The total population of Elackad is 13,333 out of which 6,587 are males and 6,746 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Elackad is 1,024.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Elackad village is 1061 which is 8% of the total population. There are 527 male children and 534 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Elackad is 1,013 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,024) of Elackad village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Elackad is 97.9%. Thus Elackad village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.6% of Kottayam district. The male literacy rate is 98.51% and the female literacy rate is 97.22% in Elackad village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Elackad village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Elackad village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Elackad village.
In Elackad village out of total population, 6,356 were engaged in work activities. 78.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,356 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,099 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 708 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Elackad village in Meenachil.