Sathankulam is a Block situated in Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. Placed in rural part of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 14 blocks of Thoothukkudi district. As per the government register, the block number of Sathankulam is 309. The block has 20 villages and there are total 17463 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sathankulam's population is 65694. Out of this, 31459 are males while the females count 34235 here. This block has 6604 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 3383 are boys and 3221 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sathankulam block is 80%. 53157 out of total 65694 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 82% as 25972 males out of total 31459 are educated while female literacy rate is 79% as 27185 out of total 34235 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Sathankulam block is 19%. Here 12537 out of total 65694 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 17% as 5487 males out of total 31459 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 20% and 7050 out of total 34235 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Sathankulam block is 25982 yet 39712 are non-working. And out of 25982 working individual 1868 individuals are fully reliant on cultivation.