Kurichi is a village situated in Vazhapadi taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,120 families residing in the village Kurichi. The total population of Kurichi is 8,043 out of which 4,091 are males and 3,952 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kurichi is 966.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kurichi village is 841 which is 10% of the total population. There are 451 male children and 390 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kurichi is 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (966) of Kurichi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kurichi is 70%. Thus Kurichi village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 77.61% and the female literacy rate is 62.24% in Kurichi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kurichi 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 Kurichi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Kurichi village.
In Kurichi village out of total population, 4,823 were engaged in work activities. 97.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,823 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,959 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,113 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kurichi village in Vazhapadi.