Poonjar Vadakkekara is a village situated in Meenachil taluka of Kottayam district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,997 families residing in the village Poonjar Vadakkekara. The total population of Poonjar Vadakkekara is 8,222 out of which 4,074 are males and 4,148 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Poonjar Vadakkekara is 1,018.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Poonjar Vadakkekara village is 763 which is 9% of the total population. There are 390 male children and 373 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Poonjar Vadakkekara is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,018) of Poonjar Vadakkekara village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Poonjar Vadakkekara is 97.2%. Thus Poonjar Vadakkekara village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.6% of Kottayam district. The male literacy rate is 98.05% and the female literacy rate is 96.4% in Poonjar Vadakkekara village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Poonjar Vadakkekara 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 Vadakkekara village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13% of total population in Poonjar Vadakkekara village.
In Poonjar Vadakkekara village out of total population, 3,267 were engaged in work activities. 75.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,267 workers engaged in Main Work, 146 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 181 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Poonjar Vadakkekara village in Meenachil.