Erukkampattu Village, with population of 2823 is Gudiyatham sub district's the 36th most populous village, located in Gudiyatham sub district of Vellore district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Erukkampattu village is 6 km2 and it is the 19th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 437 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pernampattu and distance from Erukkampattu village to Pernampattu is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Erukkampattu village is 635810. The village comes under Erukkampattu panchayat. Gudiyatham is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Vellore which is 56 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2823 people, among them 1438 (51%) are male and 1385 (49%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 53% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Erukkampattu village is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 629 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Erukkampattu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,823 1,290 1,494 39 308
Male 1,438 660 758 20 160
Female 1,385 630 736 19 148

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 16% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2434. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.3% which is -5.3% lower than male population growth rate of 18.6%. General caste population has decreased by -1.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 37.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8.3% and child population has decreased by -15.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Erukkampattu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16 -2 37 8 -16
Male 19 -1 44 0 -22
Female 13 -2 31 19 -8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 955, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 950. There are 925 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 136 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Erukkampattu

Total General SC ST Child
Change -45 -16 -92 150 136
2011 963 955 971 950 925
2001 1,008 971 1,063 800 789

Literacy

Total 1696 people in the village are literate, among them 981 are male and 715 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Erukkampattu is 67%. 77% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 16% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Erukkampattu

Total Male Female
Change 15 16 13
2011 67 77 58
2001 53 61 45

Workers profile

Erukkampattu has 48% (1365) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 39% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Erukkampattu

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 43 6 52
Male 58 53 5 42
Female 39 33 6 61