Mela Authoor is a village situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,547 families residing in the village Mela Authoor. The total population of Mela Authoor is 6,210 out of which 3,126 are males and 3,084 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mela Authoor is 987.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mela Authoor village is 638 which is 10% of the total population. There are 355 male children and 283 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mela Authoor is 797 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (987) of Mela Authoor village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mela Authoor is 87.6%. Thus Mela Authoor village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.1% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 92.75% and the female literacy rate is 82.51% in Mela Authoor village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mela Authoor 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 Mela Authoor village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mela Authoor village.
In Mela Authoor village out of total population, 2,316 were engaged in work activities. 82.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,316 workers engaged in Main Work, 78 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 755 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Mela Authoor village in Tiruchendur.