Valakam, Ernakulam district

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Valakam
Valakom
village
Valakam is located in Kerala
Valakam
Valakam
Valakam is located in India
Valakam
Valakam
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°59′N 76°31′E / 9.98°N 76.52°E / 9.98; 76.52Coordinates: 9°59′N 76°31′E / 9.98°N 76.52°E / 9.98; 76.52
Country India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Taluk Muvattupuzha
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,966
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 682316
STD Code 0485
2011 census code 628020

Valakam, also known as Valakom is a village in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India.[1] It is located in the Muvattupuzha taluk, 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of the Muvattupuzha town. The [[National Highway 85 {BJ construction}(India)|National Highway 85]] passes through Valakom.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census of India, Valakam has 4012 households. The literacy rate of the village is 88.57%.[2]

Demographics (2011 Census)[2]
Total Male Female
Population 15966 7975 7991
Children aged below 6 years 1339 698 641
Scheduled caste 653 326 327
Scheduled tribe 49 28 21
Literates 14141 7142 6999
Workers (all) 6080 4455 1625
Main workers (total) 5234 4034 1200
Main workers: Cultivators 570 538 32
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 354 253 101
Main workers: Household industry workers 73 58 15
Main workers: Other 4237 3185 1052
Marginal workers (total) 846 421 425
Marginal workers: Cultivators 75 55 20
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 103 49 54
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 20 7 13
Marginal workers: Others 648 310 338
Non-workers 9886 3520 6366

Location[edit]


Places of worship[edit]

  • St. George church, Valakom
  • Marthoma Church, Valakom

Education[edit]

  • MS High School Valakom
  • Govt. lower primary school Valakom
  • MIN Public School Mekkadampu
  • Bright Public School Valakom

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerala villages" (PDF). Land Records Information Systems Division, NIC. Retrieved 2015-08-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Ernakulam district census data". 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 2015-08-17.