Veerakkal is a village situated in Mettur taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 957 families residing in the village Veerakkal. The total population of Veerakkal is 3,418 out of which 1,816 are males and 1,602 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Veerakkal is 882.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Veerakkal village is 363 which is 11% of the total population. There are 200 male children and 163 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Veerakkal is 815 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (882) of Veerakkal village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Veerakkal is 64.2%. Thus Veerakkal village has lower literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 73.58% and the female literacy rate is 53.58% in Veerakkal village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Veerakkal 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 Veerakkal village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Veerakkal village.
In Veerakkal village out of total population, 1,642 were engaged in work activities. 98.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,642 workers engaged in Main Work, 294 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 544 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Veerakkal village in Mettur.