Onchiam is a large village located in Vadakara Taluka of Kozhikode district, Kerala with total 6289 families residing. The Onchiam village has population of 28650 of which 13224 are males while 15426 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Onchiam village population of children with age 0-6 is 2950 which makes up 10.30 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Onchiam village is 1167 which is higher than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Onchiam as per census is 932, lower than Kerala average of 964.
Onchiam village has higher literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Onchiam village was 95.78 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Onchiam Male literacy stands at 97.39 % while female literacy rate was 94.43 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Onchiam 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 Onchiam village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.37 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.17 % of total population in Onchiam village.
In Onchiam village out of total population, 7717 were engaged in work activities. 82.99 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.01 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 7717 workers engaged in Main Work, 97 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 128 were Agricultural labourer.