Thekkedesom is a village located in Chittur Block of Palakkad district in Kerala. Situated in rural area of Palakkad district of Kerala, it is one of the 14 villages of Chittur Block of Palakkad district. According to the government register, the village code of Thekkedesom is 627657. The village has 3131 houses.
According to Census 2011, Thekkedesom's population is 13108. Out of this, 6430 are males whereas the females count 6678 here. This village has 1199 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 635 are boys and 564 are girls.
Literacy rate in Thekkedesom village is 70%. 9254 out of total 13108 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 76% as 4928 males out of total 6430 are literate however female literacy rate is 64% as 4326 out of total 6678 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Thekkedesom village is 29%. Here 3854 out of total 13108 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 23% as 1502 males out of total 6430 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 35% and 2352 out of total 6678 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied individual of Thekkedesom village is 6557 whereas 6551 are un-employed. And out of 6557 occupied people 652 individuals are entirely reliant on cultivation.