Velguem is a village situated in Bicholim Block of North Goa district in Goa. Situated in rural region of North Goa district of Goa, it is one among the 22 villages of Bicholim Block of North Goa district. As per the administration register, the village code of Velguem is 626762. The village has 616 families.
According to Census 2011, Velguem 's population is 2617. Out of this, 1359 are males while the females count 1258 here. This village has 298 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 144 are boys and 154 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Velguem village is 77%. 2031 out of total 2617 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 82% as 1123 males out of total 1359 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 72% as 908 out of total 1258 females are educated in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy ratio of Velguem village is 22%. Here 586 out of total 2617 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 17% as 236 males out of total 1359 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 27% and 350 out of total 1258 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed people of Velguem village is 1056 whereas 1561 are un-employed. And out of 1056 occupied individual 72 persons are completely dependent on farming.