Mela Thiruchendur Population, Caste, Working Data Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Mela Thiruchendur is a village situated in Tiruchendur taluka of Thoothukkudi district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,581 families residing in the village Mela Thiruchendur. The total population of Mela Thiruchendur is 6,537 out of which 3,305 are males and 3,232 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mela Thiruchendur is 978.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mela Thiruchendur village is 664 which is 10% of the total population. There are 321 male children and 343 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mela Thiruchendur is 1,069 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (978) of Mela Thiruchendur village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mela Thiruchendur is 84.3%. Thus Mela Thiruchendur village has higher literacy rate compared to 77.1% of Thoothukkudi district. The male literacy rate is 88.07% and the female literacy rate is 80.44% in Mela Thiruchendur village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mela Thiruchendur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Mela Thiruchendur Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mela Thiruchendur village.

Total Male Female
Children 664 321 343
Literacy 84.32% 88.07% 80.44%
Scheduled Caste 4,690 2,377 2,313
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 1,585 677 908

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 71.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mela Thiruchendur village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Mela Thiruchendur village out of total population, 3,047 were engaged in work activities. 89.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,047 workers engaged in Main Work, 93 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,264 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,735 1,818 917
Cultivators 93 70 23
Agriculture Labourer 1,264 777 487
Household Industries 8 4 4
Other Workers 1,370 967 403
Marginal Workers 312 157 155
Non Working 3,490 1,330 2,160

Map of Mela Thiruchendur, Thoothukkudi, Tamil Nadu

Nearby Villages to Mela Thiruchendur, Tiruchendur

Below are the list of villages near Mela Thiruchendur village in Tiruchendur.

Village Population
Kayamozhi 5,382
Paramankurichi 9,181
Pallipathu 2,722
Kuthiraimozhi 1,736
Veerapandianpattinam 3,571
Semmarikulam 5,859
Nangaimozhi 1,703
Veeramanickam 1,400
Megnanapuram 2,502
Ammanpuram 1,748