Vazhakulam is a Block placed in Ernakulam district in Kerala. Positioned in urban region of Kerala, it is one among the 16 blocks of Ernakulam district. According to the government register, the block code of Vazhakulam is 75. The block has 9 villages and there are total 56663 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Vazhakulam's population is 238877. Out of this, 118630 are males whereas the females count 120247 here. This block has 26859 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 13671 are boys and 13188 are girls.
Literacy rate in Vazhakulam block is 83%. 199182 out of total 238877 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 85% as 100924 males out of total 118630 are educated while female literacy rate is 81% as 98258 out of total 120247 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Vazhakulam block is 16%. Here 39695 out of total 238877 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 17706 males out of total 118630 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 18% and 21989 out of total 120247 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Vazhakulam block is 85562 however 153315 are non-working. And out of 85562 employed individual 1986 persons are totally dependent on farming.