Vellimalai Ward No 08, with population of 1308 is Vellimalai city's the 2nd most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to 1308 people, among them 644 (49%) are male and 664 (51%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vellimalai Ward No 08 is 8%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 356 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 54.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 848. Female population growth rate of the ward is 51.6% which is -5.5% lower than male population growth rate of 57.1%. General caste population has increased by 40.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2975% and child population has increased by 71.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1031 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1012, in schedule caste is 1236. There are 774 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 165 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 1103 people in the ward are literate, among them 557 are male and 546 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vellimalai WARD NO.-0008 is 92%. 96% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Workers profile

Vellimalai WARD NO.-0008 has 35% (463) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 14% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.