Gedikaval Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Gedikaval is a medium size village located in Sankari Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 205 families residing. The Gedikaval village has population of 735 of which 390 are males while 345 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gedikaval village population of children with age 0-6 is 69 which makes up 9.39 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gedikaval village is 885 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Gedikaval as per census is 917, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Gedikaval village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Gedikaval village was 56.01 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Gedikaval Male literacy stands at 64.69 % while female literacy rate was 46.15 %.

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

Gedikaval Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 205 - -
Population 735 390 345
Child (0-6) 69 36 33
Schedule Caste 244 126 118
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 56.01 % 64.69 % 46.15 %
Total Workers 505 269 236
Main Worker 344 - -
Marginal Worker 161 60 101

Caste Factor

Gedikaval village of Salem has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.20 % of total population in Gedikaval village. The village Gedikaval currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Gedikaval village out of total population, 505 were engaged in work activities. 68.12 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.88 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 505 workers engaged in Main Work, 90 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 194 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