Poonjar Thekkekara is a village situated in Meenachil taluka of Kottayam district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,642 families residing in the village Poonjar Thekkekara. The total population of Poonjar Thekkekara is 19,470 out of which 9,660 are males and 9,810 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Poonjar Thekkekara is 1,016.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Poonjar Thekkekara village is 1761 which is 9% of the total population. There are 889 male children and 872 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Poonjar Thekkekara is 981 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,016) of Poonjar Thekkekara village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Poonjar Thekkekara is 97.6%. Thus Poonjar Thekkekara village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.6% of Kottayam district. The male literacy rate is 97.88% and the female literacy rate is 97.26% in Poonjar Thekkekara village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Poonjar Thekkekara 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 Poonjar Thekkekara village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Poonjar Thekkekara village.
In Poonjar Thekkekara village out of total population, 7,824 were engaged in work activities. 83.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,824 workers engaged in Main Work, 864 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 408 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Poonjar Thekkekara village in Meenachil.