Purakkad is a village placed in Ambalappuzha Block of Alappuzha district in Kerala. Situated in rural area of Alappuzha district of Kerala, it is one among the 3 villages of Ambalappuzha Block of Alappuzha district. According to the government records, the village code of Purakkad is 628231. The village has 7219 homes.
According to Census 2011, Purakkad's population is 29782. Out of this, 14383 are males whereas the females count 15399 here. This village has 2957 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 1512 are boys and 1445 are girls.
Literacy rate in Purakkad village is 85%. 25545 out of total 29782 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 86% as 12477 males out of total 14383 are educated while female literacy rate is 84% as 13068 out of total 15399 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Purakkad village is 14%. Here 4237 out of total 29782 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 13% as 1906 males out of total 14383 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 15% and 2331 out of total 15399 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Purakkad village is 12462 yet 17320 are un-employed. And out of 12462 employed people 138 peoples are completely dependent on cultivation.