Meral Population - Bankura, West Bengal

Meral is a medium size village located in Indus Block of Bankura district, West Bengal with total 163 families residing. The Meral village has population of 762 of which 397 are males while 365 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Meral village population of children with age 0-6 is 53 which makes up 6.96 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Meral village is 919 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Meral as per census is 1120, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Meral village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Meral village was 96.61 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Meral Male literacy stands at 99.46 % while female literacy rate was 93.47 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Meral 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 Meral village.

Meral Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 163 - -
Population 762 397 365
Child (0-6) 53 25 28
Schedule Caste 22 11 11
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 96.61 % 99.46 % 93.47 %
Total Workers 246 239 7
Main Worker 237 - -
Marginal Worker 9 8 1

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.89 % of total population in Meral village. The village Meral currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Meral village out of total population, 246 were engaged in work activities. 96.34 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.66 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 246 workers engaged in Main Work, 158 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11 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