Melukavu is a village situated in Meenachil taluka of Kottayam district in Kerala. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,352 families residing in the village Melukavu. The total population of Melukavu is 9,385 out of which 4,623 are males and 4,762 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Melukavu is 1,030.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Melukavu village is 810 which is 9% of the total population. There are 408 male children and 402 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Melukavu is 985 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,030) of Melukavu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Melukavu is 98%. Thus Melukavu village has higher literacy rate compared to 88.6% of Kottayam district. The male literacy rate is 98.43% and the female literacy rate is 97.66% in Melukavu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Melukavu 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 Melukavu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 32.6% of total population in Melukavu village.
In Melukavu village out of total population, 3,922 were engaged in work activities. 68.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,922 workers engaged in Main Work, 298 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 186 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Melukavu village in Meenachil.