Melapalayam Population - Karur, Tamil Nadu

Melapalayam is a large village located in Karur Taluka of Karur district, Tamil Nadu with total 744 families residing. The Melapalayam village has population of 2462 of which 1217 are males while 1245 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Melapalayam village population of children with age 0-6 is 215 which makes up 8.73 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melapalayam village is 1023 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melapalayam as per census is 972, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Melapalayam village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melapalayam village was 72.05 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melapalayam Male literacy stands at 83.48 % while female literacy rate was 60.93 %.

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

Melapalayam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 744 - -
Population 2,462 1,217 1,245
Child (0-6) 215 109 106
Schedule Caste 1,091 547 544
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 72.05 % 83.48 % 60.93 %
Total Workers 1,374 780 594
Main Worker 1,280 - -
Marginal Worker 94 52 42

Caste Factor

In Melapalayam village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 44.31 % of total population in Melapalayam village. The village Melapalayam currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Melapalayam village out of total population, 1374 were engaged in work activities. 93.16 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.84 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1374 workers engaged in Main Work, 168 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 654 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