Palappadi is a village situated in Vazhapadi taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 219 families residing in the village Palappadi. The total population of Palappadi is 869 out of which 440 are males and 429 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Palappadi is 975.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palappadi village is 129 which is 15% of the total population. There are 70 male children and 59 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palappadi is 843 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (975) of Palappadi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Palappadi is 44.5%. Thus Palappadi village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 49.73% and the female literacy rate is 39.19% in Palappadi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Palappadi 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 Palappadi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 97.9% of total population in Palappadi village.
In Palappadi village out of total population, 544 were engaged in work activities. 97.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 544 workers engaged in Main Work, 434 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 94 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Palappadi village in Vazhapadi.