Dakshin Mekliganj Population - Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Dakshin Mekliganj is a medium size village located in Haldibari Block of Koch Bihar district, West Bengal with total 337 families residing. The Dakshin Mekliganj village has population of 1491 of which 762 are males while 729 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dakshin Mekliganj village population of children with age 0-6 is 202 which makes up 13.55 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dakshin Mekliganj village is 957 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Dakshin Mekliganj as per census is 629, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Dakshin Mekliganj village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Dakshin Mekliganj village was 67.26 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Dakshin Mekliganj Male literacy stands at 76.65 % while female literacy rate was 58.06 %.

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

Dakshin Mekliganj Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 337 - -
Population 1,491 762 729
Child (0-6) 202 124 78
Schedule Caste 1,090 559 531
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 67.26 % 76.65 % 58.06 %
Total Workers 453 401 52
Main Worker 413 - -
Marginal Worker 40 35 5

Caste Factor

In Dakshin Mekliganj village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 73.11 % of total population in Dakshin Mekliganj village. The village Dakshin Mekliganj currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Dakshin Mekliganj village out of total population, 453 were engaged in work activities. 91.17 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.83 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 453 workers engaged in Main Work, 298 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 93 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