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Meheraguda Population - Kandhamal, Orissa

Meheraguda is a small village located in Kotagarh Block of Kandhamal district, Orissa with total 42 families residing. The Meheraguda village has population of 199 of which 100 are males while 99 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Meheraguda village population of children with age 0-6 is 34 which makes up 17.09 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Meheraguda village is 990 which is higher than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Meheraguda as per census is 789, lower than Orissa average of 941.

Meheraguda village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Meheraguda village was 35.76 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Meheraguda Male literacy stands at 40.74 % while female literacy rate was 30.95 %.

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

Meheraguda Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 42 - -
Population 199 100 99
Child (0-6) 34 19 15
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 192 97 95
Literacy 35.76 % 40.74 % 30.95 %
Total Workers 99 47 52
Main Worker 38 - -
Marginal Worker 61 15 46

Caste Factor

In Meheraguda village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 96.48 % of total population in Meheraguda village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Meheraguda village of Kandhamal.

Work Profile

In Meheraguda village out of total population, 99 were engaged in work activities. 38.38 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 61.62 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 99 workers engaged in Main Work, 33 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.