Vilathikulam is a Block situated in Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. Located in rural area of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 14 blocks of Thoothukkudi district. As per the administration records, the block number of Vilathikulam is 313. The block has 61 villages and there are total 22285 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Vilathikulam's population is 79995. Out of this, 39909 are males whereas the females count 40086 here. This block has 8161 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 4190 are boys and 3971 are girls.
Literacy rate in Vilathikulam block is 70%. 56422 out of total 79995 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 77% as 30960 males out of total 39909 are educated while female literacy rate is 63% as 25462 out of total 40086 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Vilathikulam block is 29%. Here 23573 out of total 79995 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 8949 males out of total 39909 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 36% and 14624 out of total 40086 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Vilathikulam block is 43849 while 36146 are non-working. And out of 43849 occupied people 5055 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.