Purakkad is a large village located in Ambalappuzha Taluka of Alappuzha district, Kerala with total 7219 families residing. The Purakkad village has population of 29782 of which 14383 are males while 15399 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Purakkad village population of children with age 0-6 is 2957 which makes up 9.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Purakkad village is 1071 which is lower than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Purakkad as per census is 956, lower than Kerala average of 964.
Purakkad village has higher literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Purakkad village was 95.23 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Purakkad Male literacy stands at 96.94 % while female literacy rate was 93.65 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Purakkad 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 Purakkad village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.69 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.44 % of total population in Purakkad village.
In Purakkad village out of total population, 12462 were engaged in work activities. 67.10 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.90 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 12462 workers engaged in Main Work, 138 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 499 were Agricultural labourer.