Velampalayam is a Municipality city situated in Tiruppur taluka of Tiruppur district. The Velampalayam city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 24,381 families residing in the Velampalayam city. The total population of Velampalayam is 87,427 out of which 44,353 are males and 43,074 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Velampalayam is 971.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Velampalayam city is 10272 which is 12% of the total population. There are 5259 male children and 5013 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Velampalayam is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (971).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Velampalayam is 88.4%. Thus Velampalayam has higher literacy rate compared to 78.7% of Tiruppur district. The male literacy rate is 92.71% and the female literacy rate is 83.98% in Velampalayam.
Velampalayam Municipality has total administration over 24,381 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Velampalayam Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Velampalayam.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Velampalayam is 80,748 which is 92.36% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Velampalayam is 2,860 which is 3.27% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Velampalayam as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||103||(0.12%)||53||50|
The total literacy rate of Velampalayam was 88.4% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 68,208 literates, males were 36,246 while females were 31,962. Also the male literacy rate was 92.71% and the female literacy rate was 83.98% in Velampalayam.
The Sex Ratio of Velampalayam is 971. Thus per every 1000 men there were 971 females in Velampalayam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 971 ) of Velampalayam.
According to Census 2011, there were 10,272 children between age 0 to 6 years in Velampalayam. Out of which 5,259 were male while 5,013 were female.
In Velampalayam Municipality out of total population, 40,043 were engaged in work activities. 95.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 40,043 workers engaged in Main Work, 156 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 290 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Velampalayam is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||5,089||79.3%||989|
|2||Ward No - 2||4,168||81.1%||1,326|
|3||Ward No - 3||5,511||78.7%||930|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,865||81.1%||984|
|5||Ward No - 5||3,007||81%||982|
|6||Ward No - 6||3,997||74.6%||937|
|7||Ward No - 7||2,014||77.1%||967|
|8||Ward No - 8||2,022||84%||1,022|
|9||Ward No - 9||3,477||80.5%||1,006|
|10||Ward No - 10||3,655||77.5%||947|
|11||Ward No - 11||4,203||77.3%||949|
|12||Ward No - 12||5,920||77.7%||958|
|13||Ward No - 13||5,123||76.3%||953|
|14||Ward No - 14||7,242||76.2%||928|
|15||Ward No - 15||4,391||77.1%||930|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,084||76.7%||946|
|17||Ward No - 17||4,206||73.5%||976|
|18||Ward No - 18||5,374||81.8%||966|
|19||Ward No - 19||6,384||79.2%||970|
|20||Ward No - 20||4,785||74%||938|
|21||Ward No - 21||3,910||78.3%||927|