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Merapani Population - Wokha, Nagaland

Merapani is a medium size village located in Bhandari Circle of Wokha district, Nagaland with total 339 families residing. The Merapani village has population of 1567 of which 824 are males while 743 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Merapani village population of children with age 0-6 is 227 which makes up 14.49 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Merapani village is 902 which is lower than Nagaland state average of 931. Child Sex Ratio for the Merapani as per census is 1183, higher than Nagaland average of 943.

Merapani village has higher literacy rate compared to Nagaland. In 2011, literacy rate of Merapani village was 87.54 % compared to 79.55 % of Nagaland. In Merapani Male literacy stands at 90.42 % while female literacy rate was 84.19 %.

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

Merapani Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 339 - -
Population 1,567 824 743
Child (0-6) 227 104 123
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,046 553 493
Literacy 87.54 % 90.42 % 84.19 %
Total Workers 1,096 579 517
Main Worker 346 - -
Marginal Worker 750 310 440

Caste Factor

In Merapani village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 66.75 % of total population in Merapani village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Merapani village of Wokha.

Work Profile

In Merapani village out of total population, 1096 were engaged in work activities. 31.57 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 68.43 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1096 workers engaged in Main Work, 115 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.