Thirukanji is a village located in Villianur Block of Puducherry district in Puducherry. Placed in rural region of Puducherry district of Puducherry, it is one of the 36 villages of Villianur Block of Puducherry district. As per the government register, the village code of Thirukanji is 644956. The village has 1005 houses.
According to Census 2011, Thirukanji's population is 4207. Out of this, 2138 are males whereas the females count 2069 here. This village has 481 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 261 are boys and 220 are girls.
Literacy rate in Thirukanji village is 67%. 2839 out of total 4207 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 74% as 1588 males out of total 2138 are educated however female literacy rate is 60% as 1251 out of total 2069 females are educated in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Thirukanji village is 32%. Here 1368 out of total 4207 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 550 males out of total 2138 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 818 out of total 2069 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied individual of Thirukanji village is 1589 yet 2618 are un-employed. And out of 1589 employed individual 82 individuals are fully dependent on agriculture.