Vellimalai Ward No 05, with population of 946 is Vellimalai city's the 6th most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 946 people, among them 484 (51%) are male and 462 (49%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vellimalai Ward No 05 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 241 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 48.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 636. Female population growth rate of the ward is 37.5% which is -23.8% lower than male population growth rate of 61.3%. General caste population has increased by 47.5% and child population has increased by 16.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 333. There are 957 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 165 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 527 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 815 people in the ward are literate, among them 428 are male and 387 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vellimalai WARD NO.-0005 is 95%. 98% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Vellimalai WARD NO.-0005 has 35% (335) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 13% female population are working population. 32% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 25% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.