Velim Population - South Goa, Goa

Velim is a large village located in Salcete Taluka of South Goa district, Goa with total 1536 families residing. The Velim village has population of 5955 of which 2805 are males while 3150 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Velim village population of children with age 0-6 is 528 which makes up 8.87 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Velim village is 1123 which is higher than Goa state average of 973. Child Sex Ratio for the Velim as per census is 821, lower than Goa average of 942.

Velim village has lower literacy rate compared to Goa. In 2011, literacy rate of Velim village was 85.48 % compared to 88.70 % of Goa. In Velim Male literacy stands at 90.89 % while female literacy rate was 80.80 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Velim village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Velim village.

Velim Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,536 - -
Population 5,955 2,805 3,150
Child (0-6) 528 290 238
Schedule Caste 53 29 24
Schedule Tribe 2,021 896 1,125
Literacy 85.48 % 90.89 % 80.80 %
Total Workers 1,950 1,301 649
Main Worker 1,695 69,491 0
Marginal Worker 255 158 97

Caste Factor

Velim village of South Goa has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 33.94 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.89 % of total population in Velim village.

Work Profile

In Velim village out of total population, 1950 were engaged in work activities. 86.92 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.08 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1950 workers engaged in Main Work, 131 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149