Palapatti is a village situated in Vazhapadi taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 405 families residing in the village Palapatti. The total population of Palapatti is 1,547 out of which 800 are males and 747 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palapatti is 934.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palapatti village is 147 which is 10% of the total population. There are 74 male children and 73 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palapatti is 986 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (934) of Palapatti village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palapatti is 71.3%. Thus Palapatti village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 77.69% and the female literacy rate is 64.39% in Palapatti village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Palapatti 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 Palapatti village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Palapatti village.
In Palapatti village out of total population, 687 were engaged in work activities. 97.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 687 workers engaged in Main Work, 156 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 272 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Palapatti village in Vazhapadi.