Thalappalam is a village situated in Meenachil taluka of Kottayam district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,200 families residing in the village Thalappalam. The total population of Thalappalam is 9,435 out of which 4,722 are males and 4,713 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Thalappalam is 998.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thalappalam village is 812 which is 9% of the total population. There are 418 male children and 394 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thalappalam is 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (998) of Thalappalam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Thalappalam is 97.9%. Thus Thalappalam village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.6% of Kottayam district. The male literacy rate is 98.4% and the female literacy rate is 97.41% in Thalappalam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Thalappalam 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 Thalappalam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Thalappalam village.
In Thalappalam village out of total population, 4,025 were engaged in work activities. 82.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,025 workers engaged in Main Work, 170 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 160 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Thalappalam village in Meenachil.