Melarcode Population - Palakkad, Kerala

Melarcode is a large village located in Alathur Taluka of Palakkad district, Kerala with total 6156 families residing. The Melarcode village has population of 26155 of which 12715 are males while 13440 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Melarcode village population of children with age 0-6 is 2699 which makes up 10.32 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Melarcode village is 1057 which is lower than Kerala state average of 1084. Child Sex Ratio for the Melarcode as per census is 1013, higher than Kerala average of 964.

Melarcode village has lower literacy rate compared to Kerala. In 2011, literacy rate of Melarcode village was 86.29 % compared to 94.00 % of Kerala. In Melarcode Male literacy stands at 92.01 % while female literacy rate was 80.91 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Melarcode village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Melarcode village.

Melarcode Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 6,156 - -
Population 26,155 12,715 13,440
Child (0-6) 2,699 1,341 1,358
Schedule Caste 3,864 1,844 2,020
Schedule Tribe 60 29 31
Literacy 86.29 % 92.01 % 80.91 %
Total Workers 10,830 7,416 3,414
Main Worker 9,391 - -
Marginal Worker 1,439 762 677

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.77 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.23 % of total population in Melarcode village.

Work Profile

In Melarcode village out of total population, 10830 were engaged in work activities. 86.71 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.29 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 10830 workers engaged in Main Work, 491 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3293 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149