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Meralgara Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Meralgara is a medium size village located in Noamundi Block of Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand with total 134 families residing. The Meralgara village has population of 652 of which 316 are males while 336 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Meralgara village population of children with age 0-6 is 147 which makes up 22.55 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Meralgara village is 1063 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Meralgara as per census is 1014, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.

Meralgara village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Meralgara village was 53.66 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Meralgara Male literacy stands at 66.26 % while female literacy rate was 41.98 %.

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

Meralgara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 134 - -
Population 652 316 336
Child (0-6) 147 73 74
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 606 293 313
Literacy 53.66 % 66.26 % 41.98 %
Total Workers 249 165 84
Main Worker 140 - -
Marginal Worker 109 49 60

Caste Factor

In Meralgara village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 92.94 % of total population in Meralgara village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Meralgara village of Pashchimi Singhbhum.

Work Profile

In Meralgara village out of total population, 249 were engaged in work activities. 56.22 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.78 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 249 workers engaged in Main Work, 18 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.