Tukkiyampalayam is a village situated in Vazhapadi taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,394 families residing in the village Tukkiyampalayam. The total population of Tukkiyampalayam is 5,385 out of which 2,769 are males and 2,616 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Tukkiyampalayam is 945.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tukkiyampalayam village is 614 which is 11% of the total population. There are 324 male children and 290 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tukkiyampalayam is 895 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (945) of Tukkiyampalayam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Tukkiyampalayam is 70%. Thus Tukkiyampalayam village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 77.71% and the female literacy rate is 61.99% in Tukkiyampalayam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Tukkiyampalayam 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 Tukkiyampalayam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Tukkiyampalayam village.
In Tukkiyampalayam village out of total population, 2,921 were engaged in work activities. 95% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,921 workers engaged in Main Work, 546 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,686 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Tukkiyampalayam village in Vazhapadi.