Mettupalayam is a village situated in Attur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 98 families residing in the village Mettupalayam. The total population of Mettupalayam is 389 out of which 203 are males and 186 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mettupalayam is 916.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mettupalayam village is 29 which is 7% of the total population. There are 19 male children and 10 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mettupalayam is 526 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (916) of Mettupalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mettupalayam is 76.1%. Thus Mettupalayam village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 88.04% and the female literacy rate is 63.64% in Mettupalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mettupalayam 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 Mettupalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mettupalayam village.
In Mettupalayam village out of total population, 246 were engaged in work activities. 98.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 246 workers engaged in Main Work, 170 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 43 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Mettupalayam village in Attur.