Vellimalai Ward No 12, with population of 1545 is Vellimalai city's the most populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.


The ward is home to 1545 people, among them 779 (50%) are male and 766 (50%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 30% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vellimalai Ward No 12 is 9%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 386 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 139.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 645. Female population growth rate of the ward is 144.7% which is 10.1% higher than male population growth rate of 134.6%. General caste population has increased by 118.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 790.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -85.7% and child population has increased by 192% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 996 and in schedule tribe is 875. There are 738 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 40 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 262 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 1202 people in the ward are literate, among them 617 are male and 585 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vellimalai WARD NO.-0012 is 86%. 89% of male and 83% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Workers profile

Vellimalai WARD NO.-0012 has 45% (692) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 29% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.