Melappaguthi is a village situated in Kadavur taluka of Karur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,304 families residing in the village Melappaguthi. The total population of Melappaguthi is 5,275 out of which 2,586 are males and 2,689 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melappaguthi is 1,040.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melappaguthi village is 576 which is 11% of the total population. There are 300 male children and 276 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melappaguthi is 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,040) of Melappaguthi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melappaguthi is 59%. Thus Melappaguthi village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.3% of Karur district. The male literacy rate is 69.51% and the female literacy rate is 49.03% in Melappaguthi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melappaguthi 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 Melappaguthi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melappaguthi village.
In Melappaguthi village out of total population, 3,043 were engaged in work activities. 96.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,043 workers engaged in Main Work, 466 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,980 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melappaguthi village in Kadavur.