Onchiam is a village located in Vadakara Block of Kozhikode district in Kerala. Situated in rural part of Kozhikode district of Kerala, it is one among the 1 villages of Vadakara Block of Kozhikode district. As per the administration records, the village code of Onchiam is 627341. The village has 6289 houses.
According to Census 2011, Onchiam's population is 28650. Out of this, 13224 are males while the females count 15426 here. This village has 2950 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 1527 are boys and 1423 are girls.
Literacy rate in Onchiam village is 85%. 24615 out of total 28650 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 86% as 11392 males out of total 13224 are educated however female literacy rate is 85% as 13223 out of total 15426 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Onchiam village is 14%. Here 4035 out of total 28650 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 13% as 1832 males out of total 13224 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 14% and 2203 out of total 15426 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed person of Onchiam village is 7717 still 20933 are non-working. And out of 7717 working individual 97 persons are completely reliant on cultivation.