Valakarai is a village situated in Thirukkuvalai taluka of Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 457 families residing in the village Valakarai. The total population of Valakarai is 1,658 out of which 821 are males and 837 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Valakarai is 1,019.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Valakarai village is 173 which is 10% of the total population. There are 89 male children and 84 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Valakarai is 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,019) of Valakarai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Valakarai is 73.7%. Thus Valakarai village has lower literacy rate compared to 75% of Nagapattinam district. The male literacy rate is 81.56% and the female literacy rate is 66.14% in Valakarai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Valakarai 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 Valakarai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 65.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Valakarai village.
In Valakarai village out of total population, 845 were engaged in work activities. 17% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 83% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 845 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 95 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Valakarai village in Thirukkuvalai.