Virakkal is a village situated in Attur taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,509 families residing in the village Virakkal. The total population of Virakkal is 6,038 out of which 3,001 are males and 3,037 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Virakkal is 1,012.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Virakkal village is 639 which is 11% of the total population. There are 337 male children and 302 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Virakkal is 896 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,012) of Virakkal village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Virakkal is 72.1%. Thus Virakkal village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 81.34% and the female literacy rate is 63.07% in Virakkal village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Virakkal 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 Virakkal village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Virakkal village.
In Virakkal village out of total population, 3,145 were engaged in work activities. 97.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,145 workers engaged in Main Work, 568 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,983 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Virakkal village in Attur.