Gedikaval is a village situated in Sankari taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 205 families residing in the village Gedikaval. The total population of Gedikaval is 735 out of which 390 are males and 345 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Gedikaval is 885.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gedikaval village is 69 which is 9% of the total population. There are 36 male children and 33 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gedikaval is 917 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (885) of Gedikaval village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Gedikaval is 56%. Thus Gedikaval village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 64.69% and the female literacy rate is 46.15% in Gedikaval village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Gedikaval village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gedikaval village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Gedikaval village.
In Gedikaval village out of total population, 505 were engaged in work activities. 68.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 505 workers engaged in Main Work, 90 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 194 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Gedikaval village in Sankari.