Mecheri is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district. The Mecheri city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 6,330 families residing in the Mecheri city. The total population of Mecheri is 25,676 out of which 13,495 are males and 12,181 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mecheri is 903.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mecheri city is 2716 which is 11% of the total population. There are 1449 male children and 1267 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mecheri is 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (903).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mecheri is 72.7%. Thus Mecheri has lower literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 80.23% and the female literacy rate is 64.4% in Mecheri.
Mecheri Town Panchayat has total administration over 6,330 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mecheri Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Mecheri.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Mecheri is 25,487 which is 99.26% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Mecheri is 78 which is 0.3% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Mecheri as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||53||(0.21%)||30||23|
The total literacy rate of Mecheri was 72.71% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 16,694 literates, males were 9,665 while females were 7,029. Also the male literacy rate was 80.23% and the female literacy rate was 64.4% in Mecheri.
The Sex Ratio of Mecheri is 903. Thus per every 1000 men there were 903 females in Mecheri. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 903 ) of Mecheri.
According to Census 2011, there were 2,716 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mecheri. Out of which 1,449 were male while 1,267 were female.
In Mecheri Town Panchayat out of total population, 10,994 were engaged in work activities. 86.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 10,994 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,426 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,759 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Mecheri is further divided into 18 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,384||46.1%||786|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,840||56.8%||876|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,240||57.2%||890|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,054||51.7%||906|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,182||59.2%||835|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,228||55.1%||994|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,254||55.3%||926|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,580||63.6%||901|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,224||60.5%||883|
|10||Ward No - 10||1,213||67.8%||910|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,709||77.5%||969|
|12||Ward No - 12||881||80.2%||971|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,110||71.7%||1,040|
|14||Ward No - 14||1,166||79.2%||881|
|15||Ward No - 15||1,098||73.7%||971|
|16||Ward No - 16||1,955||76.7%||917|
|17||Ward No - 17||2,124||69.7%||898|
|18||Ward No - 18||2,434||64.9%||833|