Moolakkadu is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,103 families residing in the village Moolakkadu. The total population of Moolakkadu is 3,716 out of which 1,916 are males and 1,800 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Moolakkadu is 939.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Moolakkadu village is 369 which is 10% of the total population. There are 189 male children and 180 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Moolakkadu is 952 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Moolakkadu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Moolakkadu is 64.2%. Thus Moolakkadu village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 74.17% and the female literacy rate is 53.64% in Moolakkadu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Moolakkadu 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 Moolakkadu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Moolakkadu village.
In Moolakkadu village out of total population, 2,208 were engaged in work activities. 92.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,208 workers engaged in Main Work, 396 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 611 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Moolakkadu village in Mettur.