Matlaung is a village situated in Manika block of Latehar district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 692 families residing in the village Matlaung. The total population of Matlaung is 3,700 out of which 1,886 are males and 1,814 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Matlaung is 962.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Matlaung village is 733 which is 20% of the total population. There are 358 male children and 375 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Matlaung is 1,047 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (962) of Matlaung village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Matlaung is 61%. Thus Matlaung village has higher literacy rate compared to 48.2% of Latehar district. The male literacy rate is 71.14% and the female literacy rate is 50.24% in Matlaung village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Matlaung village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Matlaung village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 42.7% of total population in Matlaung village.
In Matlaung village out of total population, 1,394 were engaged in work activities. 9.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 90.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,394 workers engaged in Main Work, 26 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 47 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Matlaung village in Manika.