Veerakkal Population, Caste, Working Data Salem, Tamil Nadu - Census 2011

Veerakkal is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 957 families residing in the village Veerakkal. The total population of Veerakkal is 3,418 out of which 1,816 are males and 1,602 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Veerakkal is 882.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Veerakkal village is 363 which is 11% of the total population. There are 200 male children and 163 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Veerakkal is 815 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (882) of Veerakkal village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Veerakkal is 64.2%. Thus Veerakkal village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 73.58% and the female literacy rate is 53.58% in Veerakkal village.

Population
3,418
Families
957
Literacy
64.16%
Sex Ratio
882

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Veerakkal village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Veerakkal Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Veerakkal village.

Total Male Female
Children 363 200 163
Literacy 64.16% 73.58% 53.58%
Scheduled Caste 928 483 445
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 1,458 627 831

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Veerakkal village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Veerakkal village out of total population, 1,642 were engaged in work activities. 98.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,642 workers engaged in Main Work, 294 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 544 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,620 1,084 536
Cultivators 294 241 53
Agriculture Labourer 544 223 321
Household Industries 72 53 19
Other Workers 710 567 143
Marginal Workers 22 6 16
Non Working 1,776 726 1,050

Map of Veerakkal, Salem, Tamil Nadu


Nearby Villages to Veerakkal, Mettur

Below are the list of villages near Veerakkal village in Mettur.

Village Population
Kuttapatti 8,439
Kolnaikenpatti 5,894
Koppam 447
Navappatti 8,693
Koppampatti 1,614
Palamalai 2,895
Banapuram 3,856
Sampalli 2,134
Periyasattappadi 2,009
Moolakkadu 3,716

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