Meda Population - Jalandhar, Punjab

Meda is a medium size village located in Shahkot Tehsil of Jalandhar district, Punjab with total 111 families residing. The Meda village has population of 635 of which 308 are males while 327 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Meda village population of children with age 0-6 is 66 which makes up 10.39 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Meda village is 1062 which is higher than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Meda as per census is 886, higher than Punjab average of 846.

Meda village has higher literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Meda village was 80.67 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Meda Male literacy stands at 84.98 % while female literacy rate was 76.69 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Meda village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Meda Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 111 - -
Population 635 308 327
Child (0-6) 66 35 31
Schedule Caste 129 64 65
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 80.67 % 84.98 % 76.69 %
Total Workers 285 173 112
Main Worker 169 44,672 0
Marginal Worker 116 22 94

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.31 % of total population in Meda village. The village Meda currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Meda village out of total population, 285 were engaged in work activities. 59.30 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.70 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 285 workers engaged in Main Work, 97 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 42 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