Mekliganj is a Municipality city in district of Koch Bihar, West Bengal. The Mekliganj city is divided into 9 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Mekliganj Municipality has population of 9,127 of which 4,664 are males while 4,463 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1098 which is 12.03 % of total population of Mekliganj (M). In Mekliganj Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 957 against state average of 950. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Mekliganj is around 913 compared to West Bengal state average of 956. Literacy rate of Mekliganj city is 74.84 % lower than state average of 76.26 %. In Mekliganj, Male literacy is around 80.27 % while female literacy rate is 69.21 %.
Mekliganj Municipality has total administration over 2,249 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.
Mekliganj Caste Factor
In Mekliganj (M), most of the (M)rs are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 48.98 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.19 % of total population in Mekliganj (M).
Mekliganj Work Profile
Out of total population, 3,214 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,587 were males while 627 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 3214 working population, 80.09 % were engaged in Main Work while 19.91 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Mekliganj 2021 Population
The next census for Mekliganj Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.