Pachamalai is a village situated in Gangavalli taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,152 families residing in the village Pachamalai. The total population of Pachamalai is 4,712 out of which 2,410 are males and 2,302 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Pachamalai is 955.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pachamalai village is 521 which is 11% of the total population. There are 291 male children and 230 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pachamalai is 790 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (955) of Pachamalai village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Pachamalai is 54%. Thus Pachamalai village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 60.64% and the female literacy rate is 47.3% in Pachamalai village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Pachamalai 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 Pachamalai village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 98.3% of total population in Pachamalai village.
In Pachamalai village out of total population, 3,151 were engaged in work activities. 98.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,151 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,285 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 739 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Pachamalai village in Gangavalli.