Brahmadesam Village, with population of 1946 is Viluppuram sub district's the 112nd least populous village, located in Viluppuram sub district of Viluppuram district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Brahmadesam village is 4 km2 and it is the 91st biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 507 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Vikiravandi and distance from Brahmadesam village to Vikiravandi is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Brahmadesam village is 605203. The village comes under Brahmadesam panchayat. Viluppuram is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Viluppuram which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1946 people, among them 985 (51%) are male and 961 (49%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Brahmadesam village is 12%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 417 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Brahmadesam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,946 1,207 739 0 224
Male 985 594 391 0 126
Female 961 613 348 0 98

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1986. Female population growth rate of the village is -0.8% which is 2.3% higher than male population growth rate of -3.1%. General caste population has increased by 2.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -9.1% and child population has decreased by -14.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Brahmadesam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2 3 -9 0 -15
Male -3 2 -10 0 3
Female -1 4 -8 0 -31

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1032, in schedule caste is 890. There are 778 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 378 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Brahmadesam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 20 17 0 -378
2011 976 1,032 890 0 778
2001 953 1,012 873 0 1,156

Literacy

Total 1301 people in the village are literate, among them 722 are male and 579 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Brahmadesam is 76%. 84% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 15% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Brahmadesam

Total Male Female
Change 16 15 17
2011 76 84 67
2001 60 69 50

Workers profile

Brahmadesam has 58% (1123) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 55% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 53% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Brahmadesam

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 58 57 1 42
Male 61 60 1 39
Female 55 53 1 46