Virupakshi is a village situated in Oddanchatram taluka of Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,787 families residing in the village Virupakshi. The total population of Virupakshi is 6,123 out of which 2,991 are males and 3,132 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Virupakshi is 1,047.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Virupakshi village is 546 which is 9% of the total population. There are 272 male children and 274 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Virupakshi is 1,007 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,047) of Virupakshi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Virupakshi is 73.7%. Thus Virupakshi village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.6% of Dindigul district. The male literacy rate is 83.38% and the female literacy rate is 64.52% in Virupakshi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Virupakshi 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 Virupakshi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Virupakshi village.
In Virupakshi village out of total population, 3,275 were engaged in work activities. 94.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,275 workers engaged in Main Work, 517 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,228 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Virupakshi village in Oddanchatram.