Meghua Population - Dumka, Jharkhand

Meghua is a medium size village located in Jama Block of Dumka district, Jharkhand with total 74 families residing. The Meghua village has population of 391 of which 212 are males while 179 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Meghua village population of children with age 0-6 is 73 which makes up 18.67 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Meghua village is 844 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Meghua as per census is 1355, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Meghua village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Meghua village was 57.55 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Meghua Male literacy stands at 74.59 % while female literacy rate was 35.04 %.

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

Meghua Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 74 - -
Population 391 212 179
Child (0-6) 73 31 42
Schedule Caste 391 212 179
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 57.55 % 74.59 % 35.04 %
Total Workers 200 118 82
Main Worker 6 - -
Marginal Worker 194 113 81

Caste Factor

In Meghua village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Meghua village. The village Meghua currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Meghua village out of total population, 200 were engaged in work activities. 3.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 97.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 200 workers engaged in Main Work, 1 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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