Vellimalai Ward No 15, with population of 754 is Vellimalai city's the 7th least populous ward, located in Kalkulam sub district of Kanniyakumari district in the state Tamil Nadu in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to 754 people, among them 373 (49%) are male and 381 (51%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Vellimalai Ward No 15 is 9%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 201 households in the ward and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 8.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 695. Female population growth rate of the ward is 10.1% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 6.9%. General caste population has increased by 5.8% and child population has increased by 2.9% in the ward since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1021 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 1014, in schedule caste is 1375. There are 1000 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 194 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 621 people in the ward are literate, among them 308 are male and 313 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Vellimalai WARD NO.-0015 is 91%. 91% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Workers profile

Vellimalai WARD NO.-0015 has 32% (239) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 15% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.