Megalapalya is a village situated in Pavagada taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 384 families residing in the village Megalapalya. The total population of Megalapalya is 1,647 out of which 849 are males and 798 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Megalapalya is 940.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Megalapalya village is 140 which is 9% of the total population. There are 79 male children and 61 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Megalapalya is 772 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (940) of Megalapalya village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Megalapalya is 55.9%. Thus Megalapalya village has lower literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 65.45% and the female literacy rate is 46% in Megalapalya village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Megalapalya 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 Megalapalya village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 62.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.4% of total population in Megalapalya village.
In Megalapalya village out of total population, 1,010 were engaged in work activities. 72% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,010 workers engaged in Main Work, 270 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 324 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Megalapalya village in Pavagada.