Melady is a Block situated in Kozhikode district in Kerala. Positioned in urban area of Kerala, it is one of the 12 blocks of Kozhikode district. As per the government register, the block code of Melady is 21. The block has 7 villages and there are total 30922 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Melady's population is 133742. Out of this, 62139 are males while the females count 71603 here. This block has 14395 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 7288 are boys and 7107 are girls.
Literacy rate in Melady block is 83%. 112215 out of total 133742 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 85% as 53293 males out of total 62139 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 82% as 58922 out of total 71603 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Melady block is 16%. Here 21527 out of total 133742 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 14% as 8846 males out of total 62139 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 17% and 12681 out of total 71603 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Melady block is 38256 however 95486 are non-working. And out of 38256 working individual 496 peoples are completely reliant on cultivation.