Melur Population, Caste, Working Data Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

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.

Population
2,992
Families
751
Literacy
75.07%
Sex Ratio
1,041

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.

Melur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 301 146 155
Literacy 75.07% 85.3% 65.21%
Scheduled Caste 1,387 673 714
Scheduled Tribe 8 4 4
Illiterate 972 340 632

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 46.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Melur village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,033 677 356
Cultivators 460 286 174
Agriculture Labourer 260 153 107
Household Industries 5 3 2
Other Workers 308 235 73
Marginal Workers 289 95 194
Non Working 1,670 694 976

Map of Melur, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu


Nearby Villages to Melur, Thirumayam

Below are the list of villages near Melur village in Thirumayam.

Village Population
Perendurai 121
Alavayal 327
Tirumayam 8,988
Kannanoor II Bit 444
Elanjavur 1,236
Thiruvasapuram 908
Rayavaram 3,421
Rangiyam 4,622
Sengirai 3,781
Kannanoor I Bit 1,188

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