Vellimalai Ward No 01, with population of 372 is Vellimalai city's the 2nd least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 372 people, among them 193 (52%) are male and 179 (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vellimalai Ward No 01 is 6%, among them 33% are boys and 67% are girls. There are 94 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has decreased by -45.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 680. Female population growth rate of the ward is -48.6% which is -6.7% lower than male population growth rate of -41.9%. General caste population has decreased by -44.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -48.8% and child population has decreased by -64.2% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 927 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 800. There are 2000 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 121 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 519 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 283 people in the ward are literate, among them 157 are male and 126 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vellimalai WARD NO.-0001 is 81%. 85% of male and 77% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by -8%. Male literacy has gone down by -9% and female literacy rate has gone down by -7%.

Workers profile

Vellimalai WARD NO.-0001 has 24% (90) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 4% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 31% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.