Varkala is a Block placed in Trivandrum district in Kerala. Placed in rural area of Kerala, it is one among the 12 blocks of Trivandrum district. As per the administration records, the block code of Varkala is 141. The block has 6 villages and there are total 39332 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Varkala's population is 159846. Out of this, 71705 are males while the females count 88141 here. This block has 16968 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 8561 are boys and 8407 are girls.
Literacy rate in Varkala block is 83%. 132782 out of total 159846 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 83% as 60115 males out of total 71705 are educated while female literacy rate is 82% as 72667 out of total 88141 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Varkala block is 16%. Here 27064 out of total 159846 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 16% as 11590 males out of total 71705 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 17% and 15474 out of total 88141 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied person of Varkala block is 54003 whereas 105843 are non-working. And out of 54003 occupied person 2087 persons are entirely reliant on cultivation.