Merual Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Merual is a large village located in Galsi - II Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 817 families residing. The Merual village has population of 3257 of which 1703 are males while 1554 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Merual village population of children with age 0-6 is 358 which makes up 10.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Merual village is 913 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Merual as per census is 799, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Merual village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Merual village was 69.09 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Merual Male literacy stands at 77.53 % while female literacy rate was 60.00 %.

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

Merual Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 817 - -
Population 3,257 1,703 1,554
Child (0-6) 358 199 159
Schedule Caste 2,406 1,257 1,149
Schedule Tribe 236 124 112
Literacy 69.09 % 77.53 % 60.00 %
Total Workers 1,508 1,037 471
Main Worker 749 - -
Marginal Worker 759 357 402

Caste Factor

In Merual village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 73.87 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.25 % of total population in Merual village.

Work Profile

In Merual village out of total population, 1508 were engaged in work activities. 49.67 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.33 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1508 workers engaged in Main Work, 103 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 428 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