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Metekhal Population - Hugli, West Bengal

Metekhal is a large village located in Chanditala - I Block of Hugli district, West Bengal with total 505 families residing. The Metekhal village has population of 3006 of which 1559 are males while 1447 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Metekhal village population of children with age 0-6 is 419 which makes up 13.94 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Metekhal village is 928 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Metekhal as per census is 913, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Metekhal village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Metekhal village was 87.59 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Metekhal Male literacy stands at 90.52 % while female literacy rate was 84.44 %.

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

Metekhal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 505 - -
Population 3,006 1,559 1,447
Child (0-6) 419 219 200
Schedule Caste 109 54 55
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 87.59 % 90.52 % 84.44 %
Total Workers 848 823 25
Main Worker 786 - -
Marginal Worker 62 52 10

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.63 % of total population in Metekhal village. The village Metekhal currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Metekhal village out of total population, 848 were engaged in work activities. 92.69 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.31 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 848 workers engaged in Main Work, 126 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 74 were Agricultural labourer.