Keelanatham is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,013 families residing in the village Keelanatham. The total population of Keelanatham is 11,570 out of which 5,754 are males and 5,816 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Keelanatham is 1,011.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Keelanatham village is 1104 which is 10% of the total population. There are 555 male children and 549 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Keelanatham is 989 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,011) of Keelanatham village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Keelanatham is 93.2%. Thus Keelanatham village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 95.86% and the female literacy rate is 90.49% in Keelanatham village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Keelanatham 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 Keelanatham village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Keelanatham village.
In Keelanatham village out of total population, 4,213 were engaged in work activities. 87.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,213 workers engaged in Main Work, 153 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 403 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Keelanatham village in Palayamkottai.