Merlapalem Population, Caste, Working Data East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh - Census 2011

Merlapalem is a village situated in Atreyapuram mandal of East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,214 families residing in the village Merlapalem. The total population of Merlapalem is 4,060 out of which 2,071 are males and 1,989 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Merlapalem is 960.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Merlapalem village is 363 which is 9% of the total population. There are 163 male children and 200 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Merlapalem is 1,227 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (960) of Merlapalem village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Merlapalem is 70.3%. Thus Merlapalem village has higher literacy rate compared to 63.8% of East Godavari district. The male literacy rate is 71.8% and the female literacy rate is 68.64% in Merlapalem village.

Population
4,060
Families
1,214
Literacy
70.27%
Sex Ratio
960

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

Merlapalem Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 363 163 200
Literacy 70.27% 71.8% 68.64%
Scheduled Caste 748 379 369
Scheduled Tribe 45 21 24
Illiterate 1,462 701 761

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Merlapalem village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Merlapalem village out of total population, 1,641 were engaged in work activities. 70.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,641 workers engaged in Main Work, 82 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 855 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,153 942 211
Cultivators 82 78 4
Agriculture Labourer 855 690 165
Household Industries 5 4 1
Other Workers 211 170 41
Marginal Workers 488 378 110
Non Working 2,419 751 1,668

Map of Merlapalem, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh


Nearby Villages to Merlapalem, Atreyapuram

Below are the list of villages near Merlapalem village in Atreyapuram.

Village Population
Ryali 13,123
Ankampalem 5,275
Narkedimilli 3,446
Vadapalle 2,481
Lolla 3,950
Kattunga 3,860
Atreyapuram 6,022
Utchili 2,653
Vasanthawada 2,044
Pulidindi 1,297

Reference