Kanai is a Block positioned in Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Situated in rural part of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 23 blocks of Viluppuram district. According to the administration register, the block number of Kanai is 71. The block has 60 villages and there are total 32079 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kanai's population is 139738. Out of this, 70672 are males while the females count 69066 here. This block has 16491 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 8483 are boys and 8008 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kanai block is 64%. 89788 out of total 139738 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 72% as 50910 males out of total 70672 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 56% as 38878 out of total 69066 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Kanai block is 35%. Here 49950 out of total 139738 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 27% as 19762 males out of total 70672 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 43% and 30188 out of total 69066 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Kanai block is 70612 yet 69126 are non-working. And out of 70612 working people 11003 persons are completely dependent on farming.