Melapattam is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 547 families residing in the village Melapattam. The total population of Melapattam is 2,054 out of which 1,043 are males and 1,011 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melapattam is 969.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melapattam village is 221 which is 11% of the total population. There are 107 male children and 114 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melapattam is 1,065 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (969) of Melapattam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melapattam is 81.8%. Thus Melapattam village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 90.06% and the female literacy rate is 73.13% in Melapattam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melapattam 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 Melapattam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 49.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melapattam village.
In Melapattam village out of total population, 697 were engaged in work activities. 70.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 697 workers engaged in Main Work, 15 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melapattam village in Palayamkottai.