Thekkedesom Population - Palakkad, Kerala

Thekkedesom is a large village located in Chittur Taluka of Palakkad district, Kerala with total 3131 families residing. The Thekkedesom village has population of 13108 of which 6430 are males while 6678 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Thekkedesom village population of children with age 0-6 is 1199 which makes up 9.15 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Thekkedesom village is 1039 which is lower than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Thekkedesom as per census is 888, lower than Kerala average of 964.

Thekkedesom village has lower literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Thekkedesom village was 77.71 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Thekkedesom Male literacy stands at 85.04 % while female literacy rate was 70.76 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Thekkedesom village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Thekkedesom village.

Thekkedesom Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 3,131 - -
Population 13,108 6,430 6,678
Child (0-6) 1,199 635 564
Schedule Caste 2,725 1,332 1,393
Schedule Tribe 95 47 48
Literacy 77.71 % 85.04 % 70.76 %
Total Workers 6,557 4,117 2,440
Main Worker 5,803 - -
Marginal Worker 754 286 468

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.79 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.72 % of total population in Thekkedesom village.

Work Profile

In Thekkedesom village out of total population, 6557 were engaged in work activities. 88.50 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.50 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6557 workers engaged in Main Work, 652 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2980 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149