Keelapattam is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 615 families residing in the village Keelapattam. The total population of Keelapattam is 2,365 out of which 1,163 are males and 1,202 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Keelapattam is 1,034.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Keelapattam village is 279 which is 12% of the total population. There are 141 male children and 138 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Keelapattam is 979 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,034) of Keelapattam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Keelapattam is 76%. Thus Keelapattam village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 84.54% and the female literacy rate is 67.86% in Keelapattam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Keelapattam 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 Keelapattam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Keelapattam village.
In Keelapattam village out of total population, 1,140 were engaged in work activities. 60.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,140 workers engaged in Main Work, 88 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 135 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Keelapattam village in Palayamkottai.