Meru Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Meru is a medium size village located in Saluni Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 37 families residing. The Meru village has population of 205 of which 105 are males while 100 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Meru village population of children with age 0-6 is 29 which makes up 14.15 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Meru village is 952 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Meru as per census is 1071, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Meru village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Meru village was 70.45 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Meru Male literacy stands at 79.12 % while female literacy rate was 61.18 %.

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

Meru Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 37 - -
Population 205 105 100
Child (0-6) 29 14 15
Schedule Caste 54 29 25
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 70.45 % 79.12 % 61.18 %
Total Workers 178 92 86
Main Worker 126 - -
Marginal Worker 52 28 24

Caste Factor

Meru village of Chamba has substantial population of Schedule Caste. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.34 % of total population in Meru village. The village Meru currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Meru village out of total population, 178 were engaged in work activities. 70.79 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.21 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 178 workers engaged in Main Work, 117 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