Melvisharam is a Municipality city situated in Wallajah taluka of Vellore district. The Melvisharam city is divided into 21 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 8,906 families residing in the Melvisharam city. The total population of Melvisharam is 44,786 out of which 22,655 are males and 22,131 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melvisharam is 977.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melvisharam city is 5508 which is 12% of the total population. There are 2874 male children and 2634 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melvisharam is 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (977).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melvisharam is 83.5%. Thus Melvisharam has higher literacy rate compared to 79.2% of Vellore district. The male literacy rate is 89.53% and the female literacy rate is 77.39% in Melvisharam.
Melvisharam Municipality has total administration over 8,906 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Melvisharam Municipality.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melvisharam.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Melvisharam is 10,289 which is 22.97% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Melvisharam is 34,092 which is 76.12% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Melvisharam as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||55||(0.12%)||23||32|
The total literacy rate of Melvisharam was 83.5% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 32,797 literates, males were 17,709 while females were 15,088. Also the male literacy rate was 89.53% and the female literacy rate was 77.39% in Melvisharam.
The Sex Ratio of Melvisharam is 977. Thus per every 1000 men there were 977 females in Melvisharam. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Melvisharam.
According to Census 2011, there were 5,508 children between age 0 to 6 years in Melvisharam. Out of which 2,874 were male while 2,634 were female.
In Melvisharam Municipality out of total population, 15,753 were engaged in work activities. 90.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 15,753 workers engaged in Main Work, 50 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 114 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Melvisharam is further divided into 21 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,553||79.7%||1,113|
|2||Ward No - 2||2,283||72.3%||1,049|
|3||Ward No - 3||2,983||76.1%||875|
|4||Ward No - 4||2,010||71.7%||986|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,634||67.3%||1,082|
|6||Ward No - 6||2,481||70.5%||991|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,943||82.7%||1,054|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,686||84.2%||1,034|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,616||61.6%||1,005|
|10||Ward No - 10||2,782||71.2%||955|
|11||Ward No - 11||2,699||66.7%||995|
|12||Ward No - 12||1,347||52.9%||1,004|
|13||Ward No - 13||2,266||43.9%||1,079|
|14||Ward No - 14||1,426||75.7%||978|
|15||Ward No - 15||2,590||80.5%||998|
|16||Ward No - 16||826||81.2%||930|
|17||Ward No - 17||2,453||80.1%||1,065|
|18||Ward No - 18||4,268||77.9%||1,031|
|19||Ward No - 19||1,414||78.8%||940|
|20||Ward No - 20||1,962||85%||555|
|21||Ward No - 21||2,564||75.5%||931|