Araikulam is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 239 families residing in the village Araikulam. The total population of Araikulam is 827 out of which 409 are males and 418 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Araikulam is 1,022.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Araikulam village is 93 which is 11% of the total population. There are 48 male children and 45 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Araikulam is 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,022) of Araikulam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Araikulam is 87.3%. Thus Araikulam village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 94.18% and the female literacy rate is 80.7% in Araikulam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Araikulam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Araikulam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Araikulam village.
In Araikulam village out of total population, 357 were engaged in work activities. 97.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 357 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Araikulam village in Palayamkottai.