Melur Taluka of Madurai district has total population of 291,398 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 146,711 are males while 144,687 are females. In 2011 there were total 74,851 families residing in Melur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Melur Taluka is 986.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.6% people lives in Urban areas while 83.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.5% while that in the rural areas is 74.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Melur Taluka is 967 while that of Rural areas is 990.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melur Taluka is 33248 which is 11% of the total population. There are 17629 male children and 15619 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melur Taluka is 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Melur Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Melur Taluka is 76.57%. The male literacy rate is 75.69% and the female literacy rate is 59.87% in Melur Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Melur Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 85 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Melur Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||33,248||17,629||15,619|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Melur Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||572||(0.2%)||268||304|
Average literacy rate of Melur Taluka in 2011 were 76.57% in which, male and female literacy were 86.03% and 67.12% respectively. Total literate in Melur Taluka were 197,676 of which male and female were 111,049 and 86,627 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Melur Taluka is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in Melur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 886 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Melur Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 33,248 children between age 0 to 6 years in Melur Taluka. Out of which 33,248 were male while 33,248 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 11,853 families under Melur Taluka living in urban areas while 11,853 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.6% of total population of Melur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 83.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,490 while that in rural region is 27,758.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||33,248||5,490||27,758|
In Melur Taluka out of total population, 141,086 were engaged in work activities. 82.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 141,086 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,751 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 56,192 were Agricultural labourer.