Melakulam is a village situated in Mudukulathur taluka of Ramanathapuram district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 444 families residing in the village Melakulam. The total population of Melakulam is 1,778 out of which 860 are males and 918 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melakulam is 1,067.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melakulam village is 194 which is 11% of the total population. There are 101 male children and 93 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melakulam is 921 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,067) of Melakulam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melakulam is 69.4%. Thus Melakulam village has lower literacy rate compared to 72.3% of Ramanathapuram district. The male literacy rate is 81.82% and the female literacy rate is 57.94% in Melakulam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melakulam 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 Melakulam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Melakulam village.
In Melakulam village out of total population, 987 were engaged in work activities. 79.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 987 workers engaged in Main Work, 293 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 348 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melakulam village in Mudukulathur.