Melur is a village situated in Udayarpalayam taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 620 families residing in the village Melur. The total population of Melur is 2,247 out of which 1,146 are males and 1,101 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melur is 961.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melur village is 238 which is 11% of the total population. There are 138 male children and 100 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melur is 725 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (961) of Melur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melur is 65.5%. Thus Melur village has higher literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 75.4% and the female literacy rate is 55.54% in Melur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melur 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 Melur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melur village.
In Melur village out of total population, 1,333 were engaged in work activities. 58.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,333 workers engaged in Main Work, 457 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 233 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melur village in Udayarpalayam.