Uthupalayam is a village situated in Sankari taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 151 families residing in the village Uthupalayam. The total population of Uthupalayam is 578 out of which 288 are males and 290 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Uthupalayam is 1,007.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Uthupalayam village is 81 which is 14% of the total population. There are 40 male children and 41 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Uthupalayam is 1,025 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,007) of Uthupalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Uthupalayam is 62.4%. Thus Uthupalayam village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 71.37% and the female literacy rate is 53.41% in Uthupalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Uthupalayam 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 Uthupalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Uthupalayam village.
In Uthupalayam village out of total population, 369 were engaged in work activities. 93.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 369 workers engaged in Main Work, 152 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 84 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Uthupalayam village in Sankari.