Melakottiyur Population - Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu

Melakottiyur is a large village located in Chengalpattu Taluka of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 1203 families residing. The Melakottiyur village has population of 4865 of which 2443 are males while 2422 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Melakottiyur village population of children with age 0-6 is 643 which makes up 13.22 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melakottiyur village is 991 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melakottiyur as per census is 991, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Melakottiyur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melakottiyur village was 79.35 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melakottiyur Male literacy stands at 84.67 % while female literacy rate was 73.98 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Melakottiyur 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 Melakottiyur village.

Melakottiyur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,203 - -
Population 4,865 2,443 2,422
Child (0-6) 643 323 320
Schedule Caste 1,503 748 755
Schedule Tribe 43 26 17
Literacy 79.35 % 84.67 % 73.98 %
Total Workers 1,774 1,369 405
Main Worker 1,262 - -
Marginal Worker 512 368 144

Caste Factor

Melakottiyur village of Kancheepuram has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.89 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.88 % of total population in Melakottiyur village.

Work Profile

In Melakottiyur village out of total population, 1774 were engaged in work activities. 71.14 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.86 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1774 workers engaged in Main Work, 66 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 42 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