Marichilambu is a village situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,049 families residing in the village Marichilambu. The total population of Marichilambu is 3,466 out of which 1,746 are males and 1,720 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Marichilambu is 985.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Marichilambu village is 289 which is 8% of the total population. There are 154 male children and 135 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Marichilambu is 877 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (985) of Marichilambu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Marichilambu is 71.8%. Thus Marichilambu village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 83.35% and the female literacy rate is 60.25% in Marichilambu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Marichilambu 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 Marichilambu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Marichilambu village.
In Marichilambu village out of total population, 2,248 were engaged in work activities. 97.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,248 workers engaged in Main Work, 917 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 816 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Marichilambu village in Palani.