Melathidiyur is a village situated in Palayamkottai taluka of Tirunelveli district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 266 families residing in the village Melathidiyur. The total population of Melathidiyur is 3,040 out of which 1,876 are males and 1,164 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melathidiyur is 620.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melathidiyur village is 100 which is 3% of the total population. There are 42 male children and 58 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melathidiyur is 1,381 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (620) of Melathidiyur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melathidiyur is 94.6%. Thus Melathidiyur village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.9% of Tirunelveli district. The male literacy rate is 97.06% and the female literacy rate is 90.6% in Melathidiyur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melathidiyur 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 Melathidiyur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melathidiyur village.
In Melathidiyur village out of total population, 538 were engaged in work activities. 71.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 538 workers engaged in Main Work, 66 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 47 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melathidiyur village in Palayamkottai.