Melur is a village situated in Thirumayam taluka of Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 751 families residing in the village Melur. The total population of Melur is 2,992 out of which 1,466 are males and 1,526 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melur is 1,041.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melur village is 301 which is 10% of the total population. There are 146 male children and 155 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melur is 1,062 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,041) of Melur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melur is 75.1%. Thus Melur village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Pudukkottai district. The male literacy rate is 85.3% and the female literacy rate is 65.21% 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 46.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Melur village.
In Melur village out of total population, 1,322 were engaged in work activities. 78.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,322 workers engaged in Main Work, 460 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 260 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melur village in Thirumayam.
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