Mettupalayam is a Municipality city in district of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The Mettupalayam city is divided into 33 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Mettupalayam Municipality has population of 69,213 of which 34,232 are males while 34,981 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 6808 which is 9.84 % of total population of Mettupalayam (M). In Mettupalayam Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1022 against state average of 996. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Mettupalayam is around 922 compared to Tamil Nadu state average of 943. Literacy rate of Mettupalayam city is 85.52 % higher than state average of 80.09 %. In Mettupalayam, Male literacy is around 90.67 % while female literacy rate is 80.53 %.
Mettupalayam Municipality has total administration over 18,423 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Mettupalayam Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.76 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) was 0.08 % of total population in Mettupalayam (M).
Mettupalayam Work Profile
Out of total population, 26,595 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 20,783 were males while 5,812 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 26595 working population, 94.60 % were engaged in Main Work while 5.40 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Source : Census 2011