Palakkayam is a village placed in Mannarkad Block of Palakkad district in Kerala. Positioned in rural region of Palakkad district of Kerala, it is one of the 18 villages of Mannarkad Block of Palakkad district. As per the government register, the village code of Palakkayam is 627615. The village has 1764 homes.
According to Census 2011, Palakkayam's population is 7512. Out of this, 3729 are males whereas the females count 3783 here. This village has 807 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 413 are boys and 394 are girls.
Literacy rate in Palakkayam village is 78%. 5928 out of total 7512 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 80% as 3004 males out of total 3729 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 77% as 2924 out of total 3783 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Palakkayam village is 21%. Here 1584 out of total 7512 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 19% as 725 males out of total 3729 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 22% and 859 out of total 3783 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of working individual of Palakkayam village is 2981 while 4531 are un-employed. And out of 2981 working people 386 persons are completely reliant on agriculture.