Velankulam is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 75 families residing in the village Velankulam. The total population of Velankulam is 285 out of which 146 are males and 139 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Velankulam is 952.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Velankulam village is 38 which is 13% of the total population. There are 24 male children and 14 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Velankulam is 583 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (952) of Velankulam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Velankulam is 82.6%. Thus Velankulam village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 92.62% and the female literacy rate is 72.8% in Velankulam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Velankulam 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 Velankulam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Velankulam village.
In Velankulam village out of total population, 156 were engaged in work activities. 99.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 156 workers engaged in Main Work, 98 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Velankulam village in Palayamkottai.