Vellaiyur is a village situated in Gangavalli taluka of Salem district in Tamil Nadu. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 819 families residing in the village Vellaiyur. The total population of Vellaiyur is 3,139 out of which 1,622 are males and 1,517 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Vellaiyur is 935.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vellaiyur village is 277 which is 9% of the total population. There are 149 male children and 128 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vellaiyur is 859 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (935) of Vellaiyur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Vellaiyur is 68%. Thus Vellaiyur village has higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Salem district. The male literacy rate is 78% and the female literacy rate is 57.38% in Vellaiyur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Vellaiyur 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 Vellaiyur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Vellaiyur village.
In Vellaiyur village out of total population, 1,859 were engaged in work activities. 83.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,859 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,048 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 372 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Vellaiyur village in Gangavalli.