Malaikandan is a village situated in Karaikkudi taluka of Sivaganga district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 149 families residing in the village Malaikandan. The total population of Malaikandan is 466 out of which 223 are males and 243 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Malaikandan is 1,090.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Malaikandan village is 40 which is 9% of the total population. There are 23 male children and 17 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Malaikandan is 739 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,090) of Malaikandan village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Malaikandan is 77.7%. Thus Malaikandan village has higher literacy rate compared to 71.7% of Sivaganga district. The male literacy rate is 85.5% and the female literacy rate is 70.8% in Malaikandan village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Malaikandan 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 Malaikandan village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Malaikandan village.
In Malaikandan village out of total population, 251 were engaged in work activities. 94% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 251 workers engaged in Main Work, 198 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Malaikandan village in Karaikkudi.