Melkaraipatti Population, Caste, Working Data Dindigul, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Melkaraipatti is a village situated in Palani taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,017 families residing in the village Melkaraipatti. The total population of Melkaraipatti is 3,427 out of which 1,700 are males and 1,727 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melkaraipatti is 1,016.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melkaraipatti village is 243 which is 7% of the total population. There are 120 male children and 123 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melkaraipatti is 1,025 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,016) of Melkaraipatti village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melkaraipatti is 72.5%. Thus Melkaraipatti village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 84.56% and the female literacy rate is 60.66% in Melkaraipatti village.

Population
3,427
Families
1,017
Literacy
72.52%
Sex Ratio
1,016

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melkaraipatti village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Melkaraipatti Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 243 120 123
Literacy 72.52% 84.56% 60.66%
Scheduled Caste 850 427 423
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 1,118 364 754

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melkaraipatti village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Melkaraipatti village out of total population, 2,063 were engaged in work activities. 95.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,063 workers engaged in Main Work, 671 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 740 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,970 1,131 839
Cultivators 671 405 266
Agriculture Labourer 740 333 407
Household Industries 142 67 75
Other Workers 417 326 91
Marginal Workers 93 13 80
Non Working 1,364 556 808

Map of Melkaraipatti, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu


Nearby Villages to Melkaraipatti, Palani

Below are the list of villages near Melkaraipatti village in Palani.

Village Population
Velampatti 1,436
Rajampatti 3,524
Mettupatti 1,064
Muthunaickenpatti 2,410
Kottathurai 3,342
Midapadi 2,836
Pushpathur 8,490
Kolumakondan 1,861
Kovilammapatti 1,088
Korikadavu 2,610

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