Mettur is a Municipality city in district of Salem, Tamil Nadu. The Mettur city is divided into 30 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Mettur Municipality has population of 52,813 of which 26,202 are males while 26,611 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4286 which is 8.12 % of total population of Mettur (M). In Mettur Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1016 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Mettur is around 934 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Mettur city is 83.61 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Mettur, Male literacy is around 90.02 % while female literacy rate is 77.34 %.
Mettur Municipality has total administration over 14,282 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.
Mettur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.43 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.42 % of total population in Mettur (M).
Mettur Work Profile
Out of total population, 19,305 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 14,617 were males while 4,688 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 19305 working population, 87.50 % were engaged in Main Work while 12.50 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Mettur 2021 Population
The next census for Mettur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.