Valvachagostam Population - Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu

Valvachagostam is a large village located in Kalkulam Taluka of Kanniyakumari district, Tamil Nadu with total 1468 families residing. The Valvachagostam village has population of 5579 of which 2768 are males while 2811 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Valvachagostam village population of children with age 0-6 is 505 which makes up 9.05 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Valvachagostam village is 1016 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Valvachagostam as per census is 942, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Valvachagostam village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Valvachagostam village was 93.56 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Valvachagostam Male literacy stands at 95.02 % while female literacy rate was 92.13 %.

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

Valvachagostam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,468 - -
Population 5,579 2,768 2,811
Child (0-6) 505 260 245
Schedule Caste 19 8 11
Schedule Tribe 6 2 4
Literacy 93.56 % 95.02 % 92.13 %
Total Workers 2,175 1,520 655
Main Worker 1,732 - -
Marginal Worker 443 217 226

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.34 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.11 % of total population in Valvachagostam village.

Work Profile

In Valvachagostam village out of total population, 2175 were engaged in work activities. 79.63 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.37 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2175 workers engaged in Main Work, 74 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 91 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