Melarcode Population, Caste, Working Data Palakkad, Kerala - Census 2011

Melarcode is a village situated in Alathur taluka of Palakkad district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 6,156 families residing in the village Melarcode. The total population of Melarcode is 26,155 out of which 12,715 are males and 13,440 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melarcode is 1,057.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melarcode village is 2699 which is 10% of the total population. There are 1341 male children and 1358 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melarcode is 1,013 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,057) of Melarcode village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melarcode is 86.3%. Thus Melarcode village has higher literacy rate compared to 79.7% of Palakkad district. The male literacy rate is 92.01% and the female literacy rate is 80.91% in Melarcode village.

Population
26,155
Families
6,156
Literacy
86.29%
Sex Ratio
1,057

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melarcode village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Melarcode Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Melarcode village.

Total Male Female
Children 2,699 1,341 1,358
Literacy 86.29% 92.01% 80.91%
Scheduled Caste 3,864 1,844 2,020
Scheduled Tribe 60 29 31
Illiterate 5,914 2,250 3,664

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Melarcode village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Melarcode village out of total population, 10,830 were engaged in work activities. 86.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 10,830 workers engaged in Main Work, 491 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,293 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 9,391 6,654 2,737
Cultivators 491 425 66
Agriculture Labourer 3,293 1,538 1,755
Household Industries 271 214 57
Other Workers 5,336 4,477 859
Marginal Workers 1,439 762 677
Non Working 15,325 5,299 10,026

Map of Melarcode, Palakkad, Kerala


Nearby Villages to Melarcode, Alathur

Below are the list of villages near Melarcode village in Alathur.

Village Population
Erimayur-II 15,302
Kavasseri-I 17,333
Erimayur-I 15,319
Kavasseri-II 11,855
Tarur-II 13,376
Puducode 21,733
Tarur-I 12,617
Kannambra-I 14,303
Kuthannur-II 6,620
Kannambra-II 10,768

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