Merua Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Merua is a medium size village located in Memari - I Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 247 families residing. The Merua village has population of 1079 of which 550 are males while 529 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Merua village population of children with age 0-6 is 118 which makes up 10.94 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Merua village is 962 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Merua as per census is 788, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Merua village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Merua village was 75.75 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Merua Male literacy stands at 82.23 % while female literacy rate was 69.18 %.

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

Merua Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 247 - -
Population 1,079 550 529
Child (0-6) 118 66 52
Schedule Caste 242 127 115
Schedule Tribe 278 133 145
Literacy 75.75 % 82.23 % 69.18 %
Total Workers 446 319 127
Main Worker 267 - -
Marginal Worker 179 86 93

Caste Factor

Merua village of Barddhaman has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 25.76 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 22.43 % of total population in Merua village.

Work Profile

In Merua village out of total population, 446 were engaged in work activities. 59.87 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.13 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 446 workers engaged in Main Work, 28 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 118 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