Poonjar Thekkekara Population, Caste, Working Data Kottayam, Kerala - Census 2011

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.

Sex Ratio

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.

Poonjar Thekkekara Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Poonjar Thekkekara village.

Total Male Female
Children 1,761 889 872
Literacy 97.57% 97.88% 97.26%
Scheduled Caste 963 456 507
Scheduled Tribe 361 182 179
Illiterate 2,192 1,075 1,117

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Poonjar Thekkekara village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 6,530 5,151 1,379
Cultivators 864 783 81
Agriculture Labourer 408 321 87
Household Industries 74 47 27
Other Workers 5,184 4,000 1,184
Marginal Workers 1,294 586 708
Non Working 11,646 3,923 7,723

Map of Poonjar Thekkekara, Kottayam, Kerala

Nearby Villages to Poonjar Thekkekara, Meenachil

Below are the list of villages near Poonjar Thekkekara village in Meenachil.

Village Population
Kondoor 20,510
Poonjar Nadubhagam 10,268
Poovarany 16,102
Meenachil 15,608
Puliyannoor 15,414
Kidangoor 25,170
Elackad 13,333
Kanakkari 22,793
Kuravilangad 18,033
Kurichithanam 9,383