Meral Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Garhwa district, Jharkhand

Meral Block of Garhwa district has total population of 130,308 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 67,253 are males while 63,055 are females. In 2011 there were total 24,906 families residing in Meral Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Meral Block is 938.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Meral Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 59.5% and the sex ratio of Meral Block is 938.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meral Block is 23207 which is 18% of the total population. There are 11916 male children and 11291 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meral Block is 948 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 938 ) of Meral Block.

The total literacy rate of Meral Block is 59.54%. The male literacy rate is 59.42% and the female literacy rate is 37.75% in Meral Block.

Population
130,308
Literacy
59.54%
Sex Ratio
938

To facilitate the administration, Meral Block is further divided into 77 villages.

Meral Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Meral Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 23,207 11,916 11,291
Literacy 59.54% 59.42% 37.75%
Scheduled Caste 31,448 16,238 15,210
Scheduled Tribe 8,576 4,446 4,130
Illiterate 66,537 27,288 39,249

Caste-wise Population - Meral Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.6% of total population in Meral Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 31,448 16,238 15,210
Schedule Tribe 8,576 4,446 4,130

Religion-wise Population - Meral Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 107,551 (82.54%) 55,515 52,036
Muslim 22,516 (17.28%) 11,612 10,904
Christian 68 (0.05%) 36 32
Sikh 7 (0.01%) 3 4
Buddhist 37 (0.03%) 20 17
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 2 (0%) 0 2
No Religion Specified 127 (0.1%) 67 60

Literacy Rate - Meral Block

Average literacy rate of Meral Block in 2011 were 59.54% in which, male and female literacy were 72.22% and 45.99% respectively. Total literate in Meral Block were 63,771 of which male and female were 39,965 and 23,806 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Meral Block

The Sex Ratio of Meral Block is 938 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 938 females in Meral Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 948 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 938 ) of Meral Block.


Child Population - Meral Block

According to Census 2011, there were 23,207 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meral Block. Out of which 23,207 were male while 23,207 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Meral Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Meral Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Meral Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 23,207.

Total Urban Rural
Population 130,308 0 130,308
Children (0 - 6 years) 23,207 0 23,207
Schedule Caste 31,448 0 31,448
Schedule Tribe 8,576 0 8,576
Literacy 59.54% - 59.54%
Sex Ratio 938 - 938

Working Population - Meral Block

In Meral Block out of total population, 54,838 were engaged in work activities. 31.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 68.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 54,838 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,096 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,222 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 17,504 12,746 4,758
Cultivators 5,096 3,719 1,377
Agriculture Labourer 6,222 4,091 2,131
Household Industries 367 248 119
Other Workers 5,819 4,688 1,131
Marginal Workers 37,334 18,853 18,481
Non Working 75,470 35,654 39,816

Meral Block Map


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