Melapalur is a village situated in Ariyalur taluka of Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 274 families residing in the village Melapalur. The total population of Melapalur is 1,003 out of which 470 are males and 533 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melapalur is 1,134.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melapalur village is 139 which is 14% of the total population. There are 50 male children and 89 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melapalur is 1,780 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,134) of Melapalur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melapalur is 68.6%. Thus Melapalur village has higher literacy rate compared to 63.7% of Ariyalur district. The male literacy rate is 75% and the female literacy rate is 62.61% in Melapalur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melapalur 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 Melapalur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Melapalur village.
In Melapalur village out of total population, 483 were engaged in work activities. 98.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 483 workers engaged in Main Work, 103 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 256 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melapalur village in Ariyalur.