Melakottai Population, Caste, Working Data Dindigul, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Melakottai is a village situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 391 families residing in the village Melakottai. The total population of Melakottai is 1,309 out of which 653 are males and 656 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melakottai is 1,005.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melakottai village is 96 which is 7% of the total population. There are 53 male children and 43 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melakottai is 811 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,005) of Melakottai village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melakottai is 68.4%. Thus Melakottai village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 77.67% and the female literacy rate is 59.38% in Melakottai village.

Sex Ratio

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

Melakottai Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 96 53 43
Literacy 68.43% 77.67% 59.38%
Scheduled Caste 308 153 155
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 479 187 292

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melakottai village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Melakottai village out of total population, 763 were engaged in work activities. 95.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 763 workers engaged in Main Work, 301 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 327 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 729 422 307
Cultivators 301 178 123
Agriculture Labourer 327 164 163
Household Industries 4 3 1
Other Workers 97 77 20
Marginal Workers 34 15 19
Non Working 546 216 330

Map of Melakottai, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu

Nearby Villages to Melakottai, Palani

Below are the list of villages near Melakottai village in Palani.