Lalam is a village situated in Meenachil taluka of Kottayam district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,152 families residing in the village Lalam. The total population of Lalam is 9,137 out of which 4,528 are males and 4,609 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Lalam is 1,018.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lalam village is 784 which is 9% of the total population. There are 395 male children and 389 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lalam is 985 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,018) of Lalam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Lalam is 97.5%. Thus Lalam village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.6% of Kottayam district. The male literacy rate is 97.89% and the female literacy rate is 97.16% in Lalam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Lalam 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 Lalam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Lalam village.
In Lalam village out of total population, 3,481 were engaged in work activities. 86.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,481 workers engaged in Main Work, 294 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 273 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Lalam village in Meenachil.