Merghara Population - Kalahandi, Orissa

Merghara is a medium size village located in Dharamgarh Block of Kalahandi district, Orissa with total 282 families residing. The Merghara village has population of 1135 of which 591 are males while 544 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Merghara village population of children with age 0-6 is 126 which makes up 11.10 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Merghara village is 920 which is lower than Orissa state average of 979. Child Sex Ratio for the Merghara as per census is 969, higher than Orissa average of 941.

Merghara village has lower literacy rate compared to Orissa. In 2011, literacy rate of Merghara village was 64.02 % compared to 72.87 % of Orissa. In Merghara Male literacy stands at 77.04 % while female literacy rate was 49.79 %.

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

Merghara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 282 - -
Population 1,135 591 544
Child (0-6) 126 64 62
Schedule Caste 162 91 71
Schedule Tribe 277 145 132
Literacy 64.02 % 77.04 % 49.79 %
Total Workers 436 316 120
Main Worker 336 - -
Marginal Worker 100 31 69

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 24.41 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 14.27 % of total population in Merghara village.

Work Profile

In Merghara village out of total population, 436 were engaged in work activities. 77.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 436 workers engaged in Main Work, 84 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 154 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