Appipalayam is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 188 families residing in the village Appipalayam. The total population of Appipalayam is 604 out of which 301 are males and 303 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Appipalayam is 1,007.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Appipalayam village is 43 which is 7% of the total population. There are 23 male children and 20 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Appipalayam is 870 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,007) of Appipalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Appipalayam is 66.5%. Thus Appipalayam village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 79.5% and the female literacy rate is 53.71% in Appipalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Appipalayam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Appipalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Appipalayam village.
In Appipalayam village out of total population, 425 were engaged in work activities. 97.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 425 workers engaged in Main Work, 242 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 139 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Appipalayam village in Oddanchatram.