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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Melkaraipatti village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melkaraipatti village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Melkaraipatti village in Palani.