Poruvazhy is a village located in Sasthamkotta Block of Kollam district in Kerala. Situated in rural area of Kollam district of Kerala, it is one among the 6 villages of Sasthamkotta Block of Kollam district. According to the administration register, the village code of Poruvazhy is 628376. The village has 7231 families.
According to Census 2011, Poruvazhy's population is 28722. Out of this, 13669 are males while the females count 15053 here. This village has 2794 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 1454 are boys and 1340 are girls.
Literacy rate in Poruvazhy village is 85%. 24566 out of total 28722 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 86% as 11801 males out of total 13669 are educated however female literacy rate is 84% as 12765 out of total 15053 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Poruvazhy village is 14%. Here 4156 out of total 28722 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 13% as 1868 males out of total 13669 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 15% and 2288 out of total 15053 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Poruvazhy village is 10306 whereas 18416 are non-working. And out of 10306 occupied people 785 persons are fully dependent on agriculture.