Kanai is a village placed in Kanai Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Located in rural part of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one of the 60 villages of Kanai Block of Viluppuram district. As per the administration records, the village number of Kanai is 632926. The village has 810 homes.
According to Census 2011, Kanai's population is 3440. Out of this, 1734 are males whereas the females count 1706 here. This village has 454 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 239 are boys and 215 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kanai village is 67%. 2333 out of total 3440 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 74% as 1296 males out of total 1734 are educated however female literacy rate is 60% as 1037 out of total 1706 females are educated in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Kanai village is 32%. Here 1107 out of total 3440 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 438 males out of total 1734 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 669 out of total 1706 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of working person of Kanai village is 1474 still 1966 are un-employed. And out of 1474 occupied people 72 persons are totally reliant on cultivation.