Vellamadam is a village situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 952 families residing in the village Vellamadam. The total population of Vellamadam is 3,511 out of which 1,717 are males and 1,794 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vellamadam is 1,045.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vellamadam village is 367 which is 10% of the total population. There are 182 male children and 185 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vellamadam is 1,016 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,045) of Vellamadam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vellamadam is 89%. Thus Vellamadam village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.1% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 92.77% and the female literacy rate is 85.39% in Vellamadam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Vellamadam 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 Vellamadam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Vellamadam village.
In Vellamadam village out of total population, 1,388 were engaged in work activities. 62.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,388 workers engaged in Main Work, 126 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 308 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Vellamadam village in Tiruchendur.