Mallikudam is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,601 families residing in the village Mallikudam. The total population of Mallikudam is 9,842 out of which 5,268 are males and 4,574 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mallikudam is 868.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mallikudam village is 1001 which is 10% of the total population. There are 529 male children and 472 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mallikudam is 892 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (868) of Mallikudam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mallikudam is 64.8%. Thus Mallikudam village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 73.03% and the female literacy rate is 55.19% in Mallikudam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mallikudam 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 Mallikudam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mallikudam village.
In Mallikudam village out of total population, 5,524 were engaged in work activities. 78.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,524 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,597 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,350 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Mallikudam village in Mettur.