Kelakam is a village situated in Thalassery taluka of Kannur district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,026 families residing in the village Kelakam. The total population of Kelakam is 16,211 out of which 7,979 are males and 8,232 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kelakam is 1,032.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kelakam village is 1610 which is 10% of the total population. There are 823 male children and 787 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kelakam is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,032) of Kelakam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kelakam is 94.6%. Thus Kelakam village has higher literacy rate compared to 84.8% of Kannur district. The male literacy rate is 95.67% and the female literacy rate is 93.61% in Kelakam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kelakam 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 Kelakam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.9% of total population in Kelakam village.
In Kelakam village out of total population, 7,136 were engaged in work activities. 82% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,136 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,727 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,199 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kelakam village in Thalassery.