Vellimalai Ward No 06, with population of 1216 is Vellimalai city's the 4th most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 1216 people, among them 610 (50%) are male and 606 (50%) are female. 98% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vellimalai Ward No 06 is 7%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 315 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 32% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 921. Female population growth rate of the ward is 32.3% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 31.7%. General caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 460% and child population has decreased by -1.1% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 993 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, in schedule caste is 750. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has increased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 242 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1035 people in the ward are literate, among them 528 are male and 507 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vellimalai WARD NO.-0006 is 92%. 94% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Vellimalai WARD NO.-0006 has 40% (491) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 22% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 16% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.