Vellar is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,551 families residing in the village Vellar. The total population of Vellar is 9,745 out of which 5,079 are males and 4,666 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vellar is 919.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vellar village is 987 which is 10% of the total population. There are 523 male children and 464 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vellar is 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (919) of Vellar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vellar is 68.5%. Thus Vellar village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 78.09% and the female literacy rate is 58% in Vellar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Vellar 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 Vellar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Vellar village.
In Vellar village out of total population, 4,887 were engaged in work activities. 82.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,887 workers engaged in Main Work, 804 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,292 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Vellar village in Mettur.