Veliyam is a village positioned in Kottarakkara Block of Kollam district in Kerala. Positioned in rural area of Kollam district of Kerala, it is one of the 9 villages of Kottarakkara Block of Kollam district. According to the administration records, the village number of Veliyam is 628419. The village has 4332 homes.
According to Census 2011, Veliyam's population is 16298. Out of this, 7692 are males while the females count 8606 here. This village has 1550 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 777 are boys and 773 are girls.
Literacy rate in Veliyam village is 83%. 13685 out of total 16298 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 85% as 6585 males out of total 7692 are literate while female literacy rate is 82% as 7100 out of total 8606 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Veliyam village is 16%. Here 2613 out of total 16298 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 1107 males out of total 7692 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 17% and 1506 out of total 8606 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied individual of Veliyam village is 6092 however 10206 are un-employed. And out of 6092 working person 401 persons are completely reliant on agriculture.