Merh is a large village located in Chainpur Block of Kaimur district, Bihar with total 335 families residing. The Merh village has population of 2153 of which 1086 are males while 1067 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Merh village population of children with age 0-6 is 386 which makes up 17.93 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Merh village is 983 which is higher than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Merh as per census is 1086, higher than Bihar average of 935.
Merh village has higher literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Merh village was 63.38 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Merh Male literacy stands at 73.25 % while female literacy rate was 53.12 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Merh 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 Merh village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 11.61 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 10.82 % of total population in Merh village.
In Merh village out of total population, 895 were engaged in work activities. 45.59 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.41 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 895 workers engaged in Main Work, 48 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 320 were Agricultural labourer.