Mettupalayam Population - Salem, Tamil Nadu

Mettupalayam is a medium size village located in Attur Taluka of Salem district, Tamil Nadu with total 98 families residing. The Mettupalayam village has population of 389 of which 203 are males while 186 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mettupalayam village population of children with age 0-6 is 29 which makes up 7.46 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mettupalayam village is 916 which is lower than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Mettupalayam as per census is 526, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Mettupalayam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Mettupalayam village was 76.11 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Mettupalayam Male literacy stands at 88.04 % while female literacy rate was 63.64 %.

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

Mettupalayam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 98 - -
Population 389 203 186
Child (0-6) 29 19 10
Schedule Caste 18 10 8
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 76.11 % 88.04 % 63.64 %
Total Workers 246 129 117
Main Worker 243 - -
Marginal Worker 3 2 1

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.63 % of total population in Mettupalayam village. The village Mettupalayam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Mettupalayam village out of total population, 246 were engaged in work activities. 98.78 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.22 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 246 workers engaged in Main Work, 170 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 43 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