Peralam Population - Kannur, Kerala

Peralam is a large village located in Taliparamba Taluka of Kannur district, Kerala with total 1947 families residing. The Peralam village has population of 7607 of which 3548 are males while 4059 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Peralam village population of children with age 0-6 is 652 which makes up 8.57 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Peralam village is 1144 which is higher than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Peralam as per census is 1025, higher than Kerala average of 964.

Peralam village has lower literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Peralam village was 93.62 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Peralam Male literacy stands at 97.18 % while female literacy rate was 90.53 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Peralam 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 Peralam village.

Peralam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,947 - -
Population 7,607 3,548 4,059
Child (0-6) 652 322 330
Schedule Caste 391 190 201
Schedule Tribe 11 5 6
Literacy 93.62 % 97.18 % 90.53 %
Total Workers 3,441 2,104 1,337
Main Worker 2,630 - -
Marginal Worker 811 318 493

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.14 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.14 % of total population in Peralam village.

Work Profile

In Peralam village out of total population, 3441 were engaged in work activities. 76.43 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.57 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3441 workers engaged in Main Work, 174 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 404 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