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Veerakkal Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Veerakkal is a large village located in Mettur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 957 families residing. The Veerakkal village has population of 3418 of which 1816 are males while 1602 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Veerakkal village population of children with age 0-6 is 363 which makes up 10.62 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Veerakkal village is 882 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Veerakkal as per census is 815, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Veerakkal village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Veerakkal village was 64.16 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Veerakkal Male literacy stands at 73.58 % while female literacy rate was 53.58 %.

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

Veerakkal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 957 - -
Population 3,418 1,816 1,602
Child (0-6) 363 200 163
Schedule Caste 928 483 445
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 64.16 % 73.58 % 53.58 %
Total Workers 1,642 1,090 552
Main Worker 1,620 - -
Marginal Worker 22 6 16

Caste Factor

Veerakkal village of Salem has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.15 % of total population in Veerakkal village. The village Veerakkal currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Veerakkal village out of total population, 1642 were engaged in work activities. 98.66 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.34 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1642 workers engaged in Main Work, 294 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 544 were Agricultural labourer.