Meja Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Allahabad district, Uttar Pradesh

Meja Tehsil of Allahabad district has a total population of 579,879 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 302,343 are males while 277,536 are females. In 2011 there were a total 87,482 families residing in Meja Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Meja Tehsil is 918.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5% people live in Urban areas while 95% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72% while that in rural areas is 70.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Meja Tehsil is 922 while that of Rural areas is 918.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meja Tehsil is 95173 which is 16% of the total population. There are 49687 male children and 45486 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meja Tehsil is 915 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Meja Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Meja Tehsil is 70.85%. The male literacy rate is 69.96% and the female literacy rate is 47.52% in Meja Tehsil.

Population
579,879
Literacy
70.85%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Meja Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 393 villages.

Meja Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Meja Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 95,173 49,687 45,486
Literacy 70.85% 69.96% 47.52%
Scheduled Caste 128,665 68,026 60,639
Scheduled Tribe 1,042 555 487
Illiterate 236,464 90,822 145,642

Caste-wise Population - Meja Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Meja Tehsil of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 128,665 68,026 60,639
Schedule Tribe 1,042 555 487

Religion-wise Population - Meja Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 524,915 (90.52%) 274,870 250,045
Muslim 51,806 (8.93%) 25,828 25,978
Christian 874 (0.15%) 396 478
Sikh 73 (0.01%) 30 43
Buddhist 245 (0.04%) 136 109
Jain 538 (0.09%) 298 240
Other Religion 7 (0%) 2 5
No Religion Specified 1,421 (0.25%) 783 638

Literacy Rate - Meja Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Meja Tehsil in 2011 were 70.85% in which, male and female literacy were 83.72% and 56.84% respectively. Total literate in Meja Tehsil were 343,415 of which male and female were 211,521 and 131,894 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Meja Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Meja Tehsil is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Meja Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 915 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Meja Tehsil.


Child Population - Meja Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 95,173 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meja Tehsil. Out of which 95,173 were male while 95,173 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Meja Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are a total 4,257 families under Meja Tehsil living in urban areas while 4,257 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 5% of total population of Meja Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 95% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 4,398 while that in rural regions is 90,775.

Total Urban Rural
Population 579,879 29,031 550,848
Children (0 - 6 years) 95,173 4,398 90,775
Schedule Caste 128,665 3,804 124,861
Schedule Tribe 1,042 21 1,021
Literacy 70.85% 71.99% 70.79%
Sex Ratio 918 922 918

Working Population - Meja Tehsil

In Meja Tehsil out of total population, 191,365 were engaged in work activities. 56% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 191,365 workers engaged in Main Work, 33,622 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,238 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 107,099 82,178 24,921
Cultivators 33,622 27,103 6,519
Agriculture Labourer 25,238 17,127 8,111
Household Industries 9,460 5,945 3,515
Other Workers 38,779 32,003 6,776
Marginal Workers 84,266 48,164 36,102
Non Working 388,514 172,001 216,513

Nearby Tehsils from Meja Tehsil

Below is the list of Tehsils near Meja Tehsil in Allahabad district.


Meja Tehsil Map


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