Virachchipalayam is a village situated in Sankari taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 352 families residing in the village Virachchipalayam. The total population of Virachchipalayam is 1,272 out of which 631 are males and 641 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Virachchipalayam is 1,016.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Virachchipalayam village is 79 which is 6% of the total population. There are 42 male children and 37 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Virachchipalayam is 881 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,016) of Virachchipalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Virachchipalayam is 67.3%. Thus Virachchipalayam village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 75.55% and the female literacy rate is 59.27% in Virachchipalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Virachchipalayam 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 Virachchipalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 37.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Virachchipalayam village.
In Virachchipalayam village out of total population, 730 were engaged in work activities. 78.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 730 workers engaged in Main Work, 143 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Virachchipalayam village in Sankari.