Terkukallikulam Census Town, with population of 5980 is Radhapuram sub district's the 3rd least populous census town located in Radhapuram sub district of Tirunelveli district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Terkukallikulam census town is 7 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 894 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Terkukallikulam Ward No 01 and the population of Terkukallikulam Ward No 01 is 5980.

Nearest railway station is Vadakkuvalliyur which is 7 km far from here. Radhapuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Tirunelveli which is 60 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 650 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 901.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 21.7°C.


The census town is home to 5980 people, among them 2850 (48%) are male and 3130 (52%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Terkukallikulam census town is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1625 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Terkukallikulam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,980 5,530 449 1 587
Male 2,850 2,628 222 0 313
Female 3,130 2,902 227 1 274

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 30% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 1107 in Hindus are 1091 and in Muslims are 1015.

Religion wise population 2011 - Terkukallikulam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,980 1,817 133 4,024 0 3 0 0 3
Male 2,850 869 66 1,910 0 3 0 0 2
Female 3,130 948 67 2,114 0 0 0 0 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1098 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1104, in schedule caste is 1023. There are 875 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 5144 people in the census town are literate, among them 2460 are male and 2684 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Terkukallikulam is 95%. 97% of male and 94% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Terkukallikulam has 36% (2123) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 22% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Terkukallikulam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.5% 31.1% 4.4% 64.5%
Male 50.6% 46.4% 4.2% 49.4%
Female 21.8% 17.1% 4.6% 78.2%