Melur Population - The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

Melur is a large village located in Coonoor Taluka of The Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu with total 3944 families residing. The Melur village has population of 13244 of which 6442 are males while 6802 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Melur village population of children with age 0-6 is 1101 which makes up 8.31 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melur village is 1056 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melur as per census is 991, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Melur village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melur village was 82.07 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melur Male literacy stands at 91.51 % while female literacy rate was 73.19 %.

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

Melur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 3,944 - -
Population 13,244 6,442 6,802
Child (0-6) 1,101 553 548
Schedule Caste 6,529 3,185 3,344
Schedule Tribe 507 264 243
Literacy 82.07 % 91.51 % 73.19 %
Total Workers 7,228 3,836 3,392
Main Worker 6,739 - -
Marginal Worker 489 268 221

Caste Factor

In Melur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 49.30 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.83 % of total population in Melur village.

Work Profile

In Melur village out of total population, 7228 were engaged in work activities. 93.23 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.77 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7228 workers engaged in Main Work, 110 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 381 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