Vellimalai Ward No 09, with population of 1296 is Vellimalai city's the 3rd most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 1296 people, among them 661 (51%) are male and 635 (49%) 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 09 is 9%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 324 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 60.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 807. Female population growth rate of the ward is 62.4% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 58.9%. General caste population has increased by 58.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 733.3% and child population has increased by 38.4% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 971, in schedule caste is 563. There are 1125 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 439 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1058 people in the ward are literate, among them 557 are male and 501 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vellimalai WARD NO.-0009 is 90%. 92% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by -3%. Male literacy has gone down by -4% and female literacy rate has gone down by -2%.

Workers profile

Vellimalai WARD NO.-0009 has 71% (921) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 73% male and 69% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 48% of total female population are main and 21% are marginal workers.