Vaikom is a Block placed in Kottayam district in Kerala. Located in rural part of Kerala, it is one of the 12 blocks of Kottayam district. As per the administration register, the block number of Vaikom is 100. The block has 7 villages and there are total 30592 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Vaikom's population is 125092. Out of this, 61153 are males whereas the females count 63939 here. This block has 11051 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 5644 are boys and 5407 are girls.
Literacy rate in Vaikom block is 87%. 108942 out of total 125092 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 88% as 54209 males out of total 61153 are literate while female literacy rate is 85% as 54733 out of total 63939 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Vaikom block is 12%. Here 16150 out of total 125092 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 11% as 6944 males out of total 61153 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 14% and 9206 out of total 63939 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Vaikom block is 56154 however 68938 are un-employed. And out of 56154 employed person 1171 persons are entirely reliant on cultivation.