Vettikkavala is a Block located in Kollam district in Kerala. Placed in rural region of Kerala, it is one of the 14 blocks of Kollam district. As per the government records, the block number of Vettikkavala is 135. The block has 10 villages and there are total 49987 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Vettikkavala's population is 190245. Out of this, 89435 are males while the females count 100810 here. This block has 16565 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 8351 are boys and 8214 are girls.
Literacy rate in Vettikkavala block is 86%. 164838 out of total 190245 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 87% as 78405 males out of total 89435 are educated while female literacy rate is 85% as 86433 out of total 100810 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Vettikkavala block is 13%. Here 25407 out of total 190245 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 12% as 11030 males out of total 89435 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 14% and 14377 out of total 100810 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Vettikkavala block is 68302 however 121943 are un-employed. And out of 68302 working person 6028 persons are entirely dependent on farming.