Velam Population - Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Velam is a large village located in Wallajah Taluka of Vellore district, Tamil Nadu with total 1458 families residing. The Velam village has population of 6247 of which 3148 are males while 3099 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Velam village population of children with age 0-6 is 642 which makes up 10.28 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Velam village is 984 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Velam as per census is 840, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Velam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Velam village was 78.63 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Velam Male literacy stands at 87.71 % while female literacy rate was 69.57 %.

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

Velam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,458 - -
Population 6,247 3,148 3,099
Child (0-6) 642 349 293
Schedule Caste 1,983 978 1,005
Schedule Tribe 3 1 2
Literacy 78.63 % 87.71 % 69.57 %
Total Workers 2,819 1,903 916
Main Worker 2,720 - -
Marginal Worker 99 33 66

Caste Factor

Velam village of Vellore has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.74 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.05 % of total population in Velam village.

Work Profile

In Velam village out of total population, 2819 were engaged in work activities. 96.49 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.51 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2819 workers engaged in Main Work, 254 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 772 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