Mekhliganj Population, Caste, Working Data Koch Bihar, West Bengal - Census 2011

Mekhliganj is a village situated in Haldibari block of Koch Bihar district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 286 families residing in the village Mekhliganj. The total population of Mekhliganj is 1,242 out of which 619 are males and 623 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mekhliganj is 1,006.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Mekhliganj village is 158 which is 13% of the total population. There are 77 male children and 81 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mekhliganj is 1,052 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,006) of Mekhliganj village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mekhliganj is 71.2%. Thus Mekhliganj village has a higher literacy rate compared to 65.6% of Koch Bihar district. The male literacy rate is 79.34% and the female literacy rate is 63.1% in Mekhliganj village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mekhliganj village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Mekhliganj Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mekhliganj village.

Total Male Female
Children 158 77 81
Literacy 71.22% 79.34% 63.1%
Scheduled Caste 875 438 437
Scheduled Tribe 9 4 5
Illiterate 470 189 281

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 70.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Mekhliganj village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Mekhliganj village out of total population, 378 were engaged in work activities. 97.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 378 workers engaged in Main Work, 205 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 136 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 370 337 33
Cultivators 205 201 4
Agriculture Labourer 136 118 18
Household Industries 4 3 1
Other Workers 25 15 10
Marginal Workers 8 4 4
Non Working 864 278 586

Map of Mekhliganj, Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Nearby Villages to Mekhliganj, Haldibari

Below are the list of villages near Mekhliganj village in Haldibari.