Marakkanam is a Town Panchayat city in district of Viluppuram, Tamil Nadu. The Marakkanam city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Marakkanam Town Panchayat has population of 22,034 of which 10,998 are males while 11,036 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2665 which is 12.09 % of total population of Marakkanam (TP). In Marakkanam Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1003 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Marakkanam is around 931 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Marakkanam city is 76.72 % lower than state average of 80.09 %. In Marakkanam, Male literacy is around 84.05 % while female literacy rate is 69.48 %.
Marakkanam Town Panchayat has total administration over 5,286 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Marakkanam Caste Factor
In Marakkanam (TP), most of the (TP)rs are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.30 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.11 % of total population in Marakkanam (TP).
Marakkanam Work Profile
Out of total population, 8,817 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,244 were males while 2,573 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 8817 working population, 76.49 % were engaged in Main Work while 23.51 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Marakkanam 2021 Population
The next census for Marakkanam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.