Mecheri Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Salem, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
25,676
Literacy
72.7%
Sex Ratio
903

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.

Mecheri Town Panchayat

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mecheri Town Panchayat.

Total Male Female
Children 2,716 1,449 1,267
Literacy 72.7% 71.6% 57.7%
Scheduled Caste 1,189 608 581
Scheduled Tribe 45 27 18
Illiterate 8,982 3,830 5,152

Caste-wise Population - Mecheri

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Mecheri.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,189 608 581
Schedule Tribe 45 27 18

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 25,487 (99.26%) 13,393 12,094
Muslim 78 (0.3%) 42 36
Christian 53 (0.21%) 28 25
Sikh 1 (0%) 0 1
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 4 (0.02%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 53 (0.21%) 30 23

Literacy Rate - Mecheri

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.

  Mecheri Tamil Nadu
Female 64.4% 73.44%
Male 80.23% 86.77%
Total 72.71% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Mecheri

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 9,467 7,084 2,383
Cultivators 1,426 1,120 306
Agriculture Labourer 1,759 975 784
Household Industries 1,433 1,094 339
Other Workers 4,849 3,895 954
Marginal Workers 1,527 759 768
Non Working 14,682 5,652 9,030

Mecheri Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Mecheri, Salem, Tamil Nadu


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