Mecheri is a Town Panchayat city in district of Salem, Tamil Nadu. The Mecheri city is divided into 18 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Mecheri Town Panchayat has population of 25,676 of which 13,495 are males while 12,181 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2716 which is 10.58 % of total population of Mecheri (TP). In Mecheri Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 903 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Mecheri is around 874 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Mecheri city is 72.71 % lower than state average of 80.09 %. In Mecheri, Male literacy is around 80.23 % while female literacy rate is 64.40 %.
Mecheri Town Panchayat has total administration over 6,330 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.
Mecheri Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.63 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.18 % of total population in Mecheri (TP).
Mecheri Work Profile
Out of total population, 10,994 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 7,843 were males while 3,151 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 10994 working population, 86.11 % were engaged in Main Work while 13.89 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Mecheri 2019 Population
The next census for Mecheri Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.