Sivakasi is popular for Fireworks factory. There are many fireworks industry in Sivakasi and it serves for providing lot of employment opportunities to people living there.The residents of Sivakasi are mostly Nadars and they have contributed the most for the growth of Sivakasi. Sivakasi is a developed town in midst of many economic crisis. The Nadar community have built many industries like match industry, printing press, fireworks even without the assistance of the government. . So, the major profession of the people here are Fireworks, Matching industries. There are about 1500 match industries. It has always been a very busy town which has owned itself the name Kutty Japan. Now it has got the name that it is one of the towns which has achieved cent percent employment. Sivakasi is also famous for Education. There are many famous educational institutions in Sivakasi. They are MEPCO Schlenk Engineering College, P.S.R Engineering College, and Kaleeswari College. It is the town which comprises a population of 1.5 lakhs. The people of Sivakasi are hard working, dedicated to work and sports loving people.