Merkandai is a medium size village located in Tirukalukundram Taluka of Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu with total 197 families residing. The Merkandai village has population of 792 of which 391 are males while 401 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Merkandai village population of children with age 0-6 is 87 which makes up 10.98 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Merkandai village is 1026 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Merkandai as per census is 1023, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.
Merkandai village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Merkandai village was 68.37 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Merkandai Male literacy stands at 78.45 % while female literacy rate was 58.54 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Merkandai 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 Merkandai village.
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In Merkandai village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 77.65 % of total population in Merkandai village.
The village Merkandai currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Merkandai village out of total population, 394 were engaged in work activities. 67.51 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.49 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 394 workers engaged in Main Work, 24 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 94 were Agricultural labourer.