Vaikuntam is a village situated in Sankari taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,114 families residing in the village Vaikuntam. The total population of Vaikuntam is 7,654 out of which 3,960 are males and 3,694 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vaikuntam is 933.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vaikuntam village is 692 which is 9% of the total population. There are 384 male children and 308 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vaikuntam is 802 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (933) of Vaikuntam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vaikuntam is 64.9%. Thus Vaikuntam village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 74.66% and the female literacy rate is 54.52% in Vaikuntam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Vaikuntam 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 Vaikuntam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Vaikuntam village.
In Vaikuntam village out of total population, 4,290 were engaged in work activities. 87.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,290 workers engaged in Main Work, 549 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,730 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Vaikuntam village in Sankari.