Melvisharam Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Vellore, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
44,786
Literacy
83.5%
Sex Ratio
977

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.

Melvisharam Municipality

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Melvisharam Municipality.

Total Male Female
Children 5,508 2,874 2,634
Literacy 83.5% 78.2% 68.2%
Scheduled Caste 4,025 1,989 2,036
Scheduled Tribe 15 6 9
Illiterate 11,989 4,946 7,043

Caste-wise Population - Melvisharam

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melvisharam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,025 1,989 2,036
Schedule Tribe 15 6 9

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 10,289 (22.97%) 5,123 5,166
Muslim 34,092 (76.12%) 17,331 16,761
Christian 347 (0.77%) 176 171
Sikh 1 (0%) 1 0
Buddhist 0 (0%) 0 0
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 55 (0.12%) 23 32

Literacy Rate - Melvisharam

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.

  Melvisharam Tamil Nadu
Female 77.39% 73.44%
Male 89.53% 86.77%
Total 83.5% 80.09%

Sex Ratio - 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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Melvisharam

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 14,293 11,003 3,290
Cultivators 50 36 14
Agriculture Labourer 114 68 46
Household Industries 3,299 1,585 1,714
Other Workers 10,830 9,314 1,516
Marginal Workers 1,460 879 581
Non Working 29,033 10,773 18,260

Melvisharam Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Melvisharam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu


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