Melapattam Population, Caste, Working Data Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
2,054
Families
547
Literacy
81.78%
Sex Ratio
969

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.

Melapattam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 221 107 114
Literacy 81.78% 90.06% 73.13%
Scheduled Caste 1,012 513 499
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 555 200 355

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 49.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melapattam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 491 430 61
Cultivators 15 15 0
Agriculture Labourer 17 16 1
Household Industries 15 7 8
Other Workers 444 392 52
Marginal Workers 206 131 75
Non Working 1,357 482 875

Map of Melapattam, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu


Nearby Villages to Melapattam, Palayamkottai

Below are the list of villages near Melapattam village in Palayamkottai.

Village Population
Manappadaividu 1,674
Keelanatham 11,570
Thirumalaikolunthupuram 2,422
Palayamchettikulam 2,034
Keelapattam 2,365
Avanapperi 358
Kansapuram 1,042
Thiruthu 52
Sivalaperi 4,571
Maruthur 1,247

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