Villukuri Town Panchayat, with population of about 15 thousand is Kalkulam sub district's the 11th least populous town panchayat located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Villukuri town panchayat is 10 km2 and it is the 7th biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1537 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Villukuri Ward No 08 is the most populous ward with population of 1255 and Villukuri Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 725.

Nearest railway station is Eraniel which is 4 km far from here. Kalkulam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 7 km. District head quarter of the city is Nagercoil which is 10 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 618 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1142.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 23.9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7534 (49%) are male and 7770 (51%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 4% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Villukuri town panchayat is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4037 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Villukuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,304 14,659 639 6 1,525
Male 7,534 7,225 307 2 807
Female 7,770 7,434 332 4 718

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1022 in Christians are 1045.

Religion wise population 2011 - Villukuri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 15,304 9,510 20 5,763 1 0 0 0 10
Male 7,534 4,703 9 2,818 0 0 0 0 4
Female 7,770 4,807 11 2,945 1 0 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 12.2% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 11.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10.8% and child population has increased by 6.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Villukuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.7% 12.9% -10.8% 0% 6.6%
Male 11.2% 12.3% -8.9% 0% 13.5%
Female 12.2% 13.6% -12.4% 0% -0.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1031 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1029, in schedule caste is 1081 and in schedule tribe is 2000. There are 890 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 9 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 121 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Villukuri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 9 12 -44 2000 -121
2011 1031 1029 1081 2000 890
2001 1022 1017 1125 0 1011

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6238 are male and 6235 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Villukuri is 91%. 93% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Villukuri

Total Male Female
Change 6.1% 4.5% 7.7%
2011 90.5% 92.7% 88.4%
2001 84.4% 88.2% 80.7%

Workers profile

Villukuri has 34% (5150) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 13% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Villukuri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 33.7% 27.5% 6.2% 66.3%
Male 55% 46.3% 8.7% 45%
Female 12.9% 9.2% 3.7% 87.1%