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Veliyam Population - Kollam, Kerala

Veliyam is a large village located in Kottarakkara Taluka of Kollam district, Kerala with total 4332 families residing. The Veliyam village has population of 16298 of which 7692 are males while 8606 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Veliyam village population of children with age 0-6 is 1550 which makes up 9.51 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Veliyam village is 1119 which is higher than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Veliyam as per census is 995, higher than Kerala average of 964.

Veliyam village has lower literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Veliyam village was 92.79 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Veliyam Male literacy stands at 95.23 % while female literacy rate was 90.64 %.

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

Veliyam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 4,332 - -
Population 16,298 7,692 8,606
Child (0-6) 1,550 777 773
Schedule Caste 2,938 1,370 1,568
Schedule Tribe 31 12 19
Literacy 92.79 % 95.23 % 90.64 %
Total Workers 6,092 4,137 1,955
Main Worker 4,459 - -
Marginal Worker 1,633 1,129 504

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.03 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.19 % of total population in Veliyam village.

Work Profile

In Veliyam village out of total population, 6092 were engaged in work activities. 73.19 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.81 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6092 workers engaged in Main Work, 401 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 387 were Agricultural labourer.