Thenkunam is a village situated in Ulundurpettai Block of Viluppuram district in Tamil Nadu. Situated in rural area of Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu, it is one among the 77 villages of Ulundurpettai Block of Viluppuram district. As per the government records, the village number of Thenkunam is 633630. The village has 262 houses.
According to Census 2011, Thenkunam's population is 1213. Out of this, 591 are males whereas the females count 622 here. This village has 161 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 77 are boys and 84 are girls.
Literacy rate in Thenkunam village is 45%. 550 out of total 1213 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 55% as 326 males out of total 591 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 36% as 224 out of total 622 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Thenkunam village is shockingly high -- 54%. Here 663 out of total 1213 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 44% as 265 males out of total 591 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 63% and 398 out of total 622 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of working people of Thenkunam village is 728 still 485 are un-employed. And out of 728 occupied person 93 persons are fully reliant on cultivation.