Melakattur Population - Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Melakattur is a large village located in Thiruvidaimarudur Taluka of Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu with total 543 families residing. The Melakattur village has population of 2150 of which 1049 are males while 1101 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Melakattur village population of children with age 0-6 is 262 which makes up 12.19 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melakattur village is 1050 which is higher than Tamil Nadu state average of 996. Child Sex Ratio for the Melakattur as per census is 1278, higher than Tamil Nadu average of 943.

Melakattur village has lower literacy rate compared to Tamil Nadu. In 2011, literacy rate of Melakattur village was 71.35 % compared to 80.09 % of Tamil Nadu. In Melakattur Male literacy stands at 78.37 % while female literacy rate was 64.47 %.

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

Melakattur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 543 - -
Population 2,150 1,049 1,101
Child (0-6) 262 115 147
Schedule Caste 1,217 609 608
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 71.35 % 78.37 % 64.47 %
Total Workers 838 589 249
Main Worker 535 - -
Marginal Worker 303 157 146

Caste Factor

In Melakattur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 56.60 % of total population in Melakattur village. The village Melakattur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Melakattur village out of total population, 838 were engaged in work activities. 63.84 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.16 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 838 workers engaged in Main Work, 173 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 252 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