Veerakkalpudur is a Town Panchayat city situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district. The Veerakkalpudur city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 4,614 families residing in the Veerakkalpudur city. The total population of Veerakkalpudur is 16,665 out of which 8,451 are males and 8,214 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Veerakkalpudur is 972.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Veerakkalpudur city is 1511 which is 9% of the total population. There are 803 male children and 708 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Veerakkalpudur is 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (972).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Veerakkalpudur is 87.2%. Thus Veerakkalpudur has higher literacy rate compared to 72.9% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 92.77% and the female literacy rate is 81.55% in Veerakkalpudur.
Veerakkalpudur Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,614 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 Veerakkalpudur Town Panchayat.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Veerakkalpudur.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Veerakkalpudur is 16,116 which is 96.71% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Veerakkalpudur is 246 which is 1.48% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Veerakkalpudur as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||4||(0.02%)||2||2|
The total literacy rate of Veerakkalpudur was 87.21% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 80.09% of Tamil Nadu. Population-wise, out of total 13,216 literates, males were 7,095 while females were 6,121. Also the male literacy rate was 92.77% and the female literacy rate was 81.55% in Veerakkalpudur.
The Sex Ratio of Veerakkalpudur is 972. Thus per every 1000 men there were 972 females in Veerakkalpudur. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 882 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 972 ) of Veerakkalpudur.
According to Census 2011, there were 1,511 children between age 0 to 6 years in Veerakkalpudur. Out of which 803 were male while 708 were female.
In Veerakkalpudur Town Panchayat out of total population, 6,169 were engaged in work activities. 93.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6,169 workers engaged in Main Work, 133 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 210 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Veerakkalpudur is further divided into 15 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||1,456||66%||941|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,461||81.4%||974|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,303||71.4%||942|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,712||79.2%||909|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,382||78.2%||941|
|6||Ward No - 6||796||78.5%||990|
|7||Ward No - 7||986||87.1%||1,033|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,071||80.2%||937|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,762||78.5%||1,035|
|10||Ward No - 10||626||82.7%||1,101|
|11||Ward No - 11||1,158||84.2%||973|
|12||Ward No - 12||849||85.4%||1,071|
|13||Ward No - 13||883||84.9%||989|
|14||Ward No - 14||563||76.4%||915|
|15||Ward No - 15||657||87.5%||910|