Melur is a Municipality city in district of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. The Melur city is divided into 27 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Melur Municipality has population of 40,017 of which 20,405 are males while 19,612 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4488 which is 11.22 % of total population of Melur (M). In Melur Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 961 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Melur is around 907 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Melur city is 89.51 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Melur, Male literacy is around 94.27 % while female literacy rate is 84.60 %.
Melur Municipality has total administration over 9,872 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Melur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.33 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.39 % of total population in Melur (M).
Melur Work Profile
Out of total population, 14,126 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 11,211 were males while 2,915 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 14126 working population, 89.29 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.71 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Melur 2019 Population
The next census for Melur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.