Melaiyur Population - Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu

Melaiyur is a large village located in Kuthalam Taluka of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu with total 542 families residing. The Melaiyur village has population of 2281 of which 1083 are males while 1198 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Melaiyur village population of children with age 0-6 is 237 which makes up 10.39 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melaiyur village is 1106 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melaiyur as per census is 837, lower than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Melaiyur village has higher literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melaiyur village was 86.11 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melaiyur Male literacy stands at 91.51 % while female literacy rate was 81.38 %.

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

Melaiyur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 542 - -
Population 2,281 1,083 1,198
Child (0-6) 237 129 108
Schedule Caste 652 326 326
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 86.11 % 91.51 % 81.38 %
Total Workers 818 589 229
Main Worker 799 - -
Marginal Worker 19 7 12

Caste Factor

Melaiyur village of Nagapattinam has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.58 % of total population in Melaiyur village. The village Melaiyur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Melaiyur village out of total population, 818 were engaged in work activities. 97.68 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.32 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 818 workers engaged in Main Work, 228 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 421 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