Melaputhaneri is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 261 families residing in the village Melaputhaneri. The total population of Melaputhaneri is 920 out of which 467 are males and 453 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melaputhaneri is 970.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melaputhaneri village is 96 which is 10% of the total population. There are 55 male children and 41 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melaputhaneri is 745 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (970) of Melaputhaneri village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melaputhaneri is 83.4%. Thus Melaputhaneri village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 91.5% and the female literacy rate is 75.24% in Melaputhaneri village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melaputhaneri 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 Melaputhaneri village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 43% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melaputhaneri village.
In Melaputhaneri village out of total population, 455 were engaged in work activities. 83.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 455 workers engaged in Main Work, 54 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 96 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melaputhaneri village in Palayamkottai.