Karikkapatti is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 799 families residing in the village Karikkapatti. The total population of Karikkapatti is 3,125 out of which 1,672 are males and 1,453 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Karikkapatti is 869.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karikkapatti village is 333 which is 11% of the total population. There are 169 male children and 164 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karikkapatti is 970 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (869) of Karikkapatti village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Karikkapatti is 52.9%. Thus Karikkapatti village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 63.27% and the female literacy rate is 40.73% in Karikkapatti village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Karikkapatti 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 Karikkapatti village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Karikkapatti village.
In Karikkapatti village out of total population, 1,773 were engaged in work activities. 84.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,773 workers engaged in Main Work, 465 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 273 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Karikkapatti village in Mettur.