Melivayal Village, with population of 166 is Thirumayam sub district's the 10th least populous village, located in Thirumayam sub district of Pudukkottai district in the state Tamil Nadu in India. Total geographical area of Melivayal village is 1 km2 and it is the 14th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 133 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Arimalam. Pin code of Melivayal village is 622001. The village comes under Samudram panchayat. Thirumayam is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 26 km. District head quarter of the village is Pudukkottai which is 26 km away.


The village is home to 166 people, among them 84 (51%) are male and 82 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Melivayal village is 11%, among them 33% are boys and 67% are girls. There are 36 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Melivayal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 166 166 0 0 18
Male 84 84 0 0 6
Female 82 82 0 0 12

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 976,. There are 2000 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 117 people in the village are literate, among them 71 are male and 46 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Melivayal is 79%. 91% of male and 66% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Melivayal has 45% (75) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 88% male and 1% female population are working population. 12% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 76% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Melivayal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45 6 39 55
Male 88 12 76 12
Female 1 0 1 99