Melagaram is a Town Panchayat city in district of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. The Melagaram city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Melagaram Town Panchayat has population of 14,535 of which 7,183 are males while 7,352 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1255 which is 8.63 % of total population of Melagaram (TP). In Melagaram Town Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 1024 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Melagaram is around 919 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Melagaram city is 88.60 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Melagaram, Male literacy is around 93.52 % while female literacy rate is 83.84 %.
Melagaram Town Panchayat has total administration over 4,018 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.
Melagaram Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.84 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.59 % of total population in Melagaram (TP).
Melagaram Work Profile
Out of total population, 5,704 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,056 were males while 1,648 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 5704 working population, 74.70 % were engaged in Main Work while 25.30 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Melagaram 2021 Population
The next census for Melagaram Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.