Valakam is a village located in Vettikkavala Block of Kollam district in Kerala. Located in rural area of Kollam district of Kerala, it is one among the 10 villages of Vettikkavala Block of Kollam district. As per the government register, the village number of Valakam is 628417. The village has 4303 houses.
According to Census 2011, Valakam's population is 16384. Out of this, 7770 are males whereas the females count 8614 here. This village has 1451 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 758 are boys and 693 are girls.
Literacy rate in Valakam village is 86%. 14209 out of total 16384 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 87% as 6788 males out of total 7770 are educated while female literacy rate is 86% as 7421 out of total 8614 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Valakam village is 13%. Here 2175 out of total 16384 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 12% as 982 males out of total 7770 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 13% and 1193 out of total 8614 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of working individual of Valakam village is 5543 whereas 10841 are non-working. And out of 5543 working individual 900 peoples are totally dependent on farming.