Thovala is a village situated in Thovala taluka of Kanniyakumari district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,503 families residing in the village Thovala. The total population of Thovala is 8,961 out of which 4,418 are males and 4,543 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Thovala is 1,028.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Thovala village is 800 which is 9% of the total population. There are 398 male children and 402 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Thovala is 1,010 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,028) of Thovala village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Thovala is 92.3%. Thus Thovala village has higher literacy rate compared to 82.8% of Kanniyakumari district. The male literacy rate is 94.6% and the female literacy rate is 90.03% in Thovala village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Thovala 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 Thovala village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Thovala village.
In Thovala village out of total population, 3,513 were engaged in work activities. 93.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,513 workers engaged in Main Work, 114 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 486 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Thovala village in Thovala.