Neyyoor Town Panchayat, with population of about 13 thousand is Kalkulam sub district's the 4th least populous town panchayat located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Neyyoor town panchayat is 5 km2 and it is the 8th smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2470 persons per km2. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Neyyoor Ward No 12 is the most populous ward with population of 1159 and Neyyoor Ward No 06 is the least populous ward with population of 356.

Nearest railway station is Eraniel which is 3 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 20 km away. Chennai is the state head quarter of the city and is 760 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 13 thousand people, among them 6414 (50%) are male and 6503 (50%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Neyyoor town panchayat is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 3430 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Neyyoor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,917 12,582 325 10 1,225
Male 6,414 6,244 163 7 608
Female 6,503 6,338 162 3 617

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 72% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 28% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 1024 in Hindus are 986.

Religion wise population 2011 - Neyyoor

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,917 3,568 85 9,244 1 4 0 0 15
Male 6,414 1,797 44 4,567 1 1 0 0 4
Female 6,503 1,771 41 4,677 0 3 0 0 11

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 5.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 4% which is -2.2% lower than male population growth rate of 6.2%. General caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -23.7% and child population has decreased by -2.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Neyyoor

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5.1% 6.1% -23.7% 0% -2.6%
Male 6.2% 7.2% -23.8% 0% -10.3%
Female 4% 5% -23.6% 0% 6.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1015, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 429. There are 1015 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 160 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Neyyoor

Total General SC ST Child
Change -21 -22 3 429 160
2011 1014 1015 994 429 1015
2001 1035 1037 991 0 855

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 5524 are male and 5433 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Neyyoor is 94%. 95% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Neyyoor

Total Male Female
Change 3.2% 2.4% 3.8%
2011 93.7% 95.1% 92.3%
2001 90.5% 92.7% 88.5%

Workers profile

Neyyoor has 34% (4450) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 14% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Neyyoor

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.5% 28.4% 6% 65.5%
Male 55.4% 47.5% 7.8% 44.6%
Female 13.8% 9.5% 4.3% 86.2%