Vekkalam Population, Caste, Working Data Kannur, Kerala - Census 2011

Vekkalam is a village situated in Thalassery taluka of Kannur district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,740 families residing in the village Vekkalam. The total population of Vekkalam is 7,174 out of which 3,473 are males and 3,701 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vekkalam is 1,066.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vekkalam village is 711 which is 10% of the total population. There are 347 male children and 364 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vekkalam is 1,049 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,066) of Vekkalam village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vekkalam is 92.1%. Thus Vekkalam village has higher literacy rate compared to 84.8% of Kannur district. The male literacy rate is 95.14% and the female literacy rate is 89.33% in Vekkalam village.

Population
7,174
Families
1,740
Literacy
92.14%
Sex Ratio
1,066

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Vekkalam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Vekkalam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 711 347 364
Literacy 92.14% 95.14% 89.33%
Scheduled Caste 85 47 38
Scheduled Tribe 979 459 520
Illiterate 1,219 499 720

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 13.6% of total population in Vekkalam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Vekkalam village out of total population, 2,917 were engaged in work activities. 84.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,917 workers engaged in Main Work, 49 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 314 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,457 1,798 659
Cultivators 49 42 7
Agriculture Labourer 314 174 140
Household Industries 47 22 25
Other Workers 2,047 1,560 487
Marginal Workers 460 270 190
Non Working 4,257 1,405 2,852

Map of Vekkalam, Kannur, Kerala


Nearby Villages to Vekkalam, Thalassery

Below are the list of villages near Vekkalam village in Thalassery.

Village Population
Vellarvelly 7,769
Koloyad 12,616
Tholambra 6,267
Kannavam 9,211
Thillenkeri 14,583
Sivapuram 16,047
Muzhakkunnu 21,807
Cheruvanchery 10,341
Puthoor 19,575
Manathana 15,935

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