Nerkunam Population - Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu

Nerkunam is a medium size village located in Cheyyur Taluka of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 271 families residing. The Nerkunam village has population of 1127 of which 574 are males while 553 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nerkunam village population of children with age 0-6 is 92 which makes up 8.16 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nerkunam village is 963 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Nerkunam as per census is 614, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Nerkunam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Nerkunam village was 72.27 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Nerkunam Male literacy stands at 80.85 % while female literacy rate was 63.71 %.

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

Nerkunam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 271 - -
Population 1,127 574 553
Child (0-6) 92 57 35
Schedule Caste 520 271 249
Schedule Tribe 23 10 13
Literacy 72.27 % 80.85 % 63.71 %
Total Workers 622 359 263
Main Worker 167 - -
Marginal Worker 455 223 232

Caste Factor

In Nerkunam village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 46.14 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.04 % of total population in Nerkunam village.

Work Profile

In Nerkunam village out of total population, 622 were engaged in work activities. 26.85 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 73.15 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 622 workers engaged in Main Work, 25 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29 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