Vekkalam Population - Kannur, Kerala

Vekkalam is a large village located in Thalassery Taluka of Kannur district, Kerala with total 1740 families residing. The Vekkalam village has population of 7174 of which 3473 are males while 3701 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Vekkalam village population of children with age 0-6 is 711 which makes up 9.91 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Vekkalam village is 1066 which is lower than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Vekkalam as per census is 1049, higher than Kerala average of 964.

Vekkalam village has lower literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Vekkalam village was 92.14 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Vekkalam Male literacy stands at 95.14 % while female literacy rate was 89.33 %.

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

Vekkalam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,740 - -
Population 7,174 3,473 3,701
Child (0-6) 711 347 364
Schedule Caste 85 47 38
Schedule Tribe 979 459 520
Literacy 92.14 % 95.14 % 89.33 %
Total Workers 2,917 2,068 849
Main Worker 2,457 - -
Marginal Worker 460 270 190

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 13.65 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.18 % of total population in Vekkalam village.

Work Profile

In Vekkalam village out of total population, 2917 were engaged in work activities. 84.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2917 workers engaged in Main Work, 49 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 314 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