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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mela Thiruchendur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 71.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mela Thiruchendur village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Mela Thiruchendur village in Tiruchendur.