Marakkottai Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Marakkottai is a large village located in Omalur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 1765 families residing. The Marakkottai village has population of 6736 of which 3529 are males while 3207 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Marakkottai village population of children with age 0-6 is 642 which makes up 9.53 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Marakkottai village is 909 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Marakkottai as per census is 899, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Marakkottai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Marakkottai village was 66.54 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Marakkottai Male literacy stands at 76.43 % while female literacy rate was 55.67 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Marakkottai village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Marakkottai village.

Marakkottai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,765 - -
Population 6,736 3,529 3,207
Child (0-6) 642 338 304
Schedule Caste 694 380 314
Schedule Tribe 4 2 2
Literacy 66.54 % 76.43 % 55.67 %
Total Workers 3,692 2,215 1,477
Main Worker 3,517 - -
Marginal Worker 175 79 96

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.30 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.06 % of total population in Marakkottai village.

Work Profile

In Marakkottai village out of total population, 3692 were engaged in work activities. 95.26 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.74 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3692 workers engaged in Main Work, 860 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1439 were Agricultural labourer.
# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149