Goodamalai is a village situated in Gangavalli taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,876 families residing in the village Goodamalai. The total population of Goodamalai is 6,989 out of which 3,489 are males and 3,500 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Goodamalai is 1,003.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Goodamalai village is 740 which is 11% of the total population. There are 384 male children and 356 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Goodamalai is 927 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,003) of Goodamalai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Goodamalai is 69.2%. Thus Goodamalai village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 77.78% and the female literacy rate is 60.66% in Goodamalai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Goodamalai 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 Goodamalai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Goodamalai village.
In Goodamalai village out of total population, 4,559 were engaged in work activities. 76.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,559 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,235 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,823 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Goodamalai village in Gangavalli.