Meral is a village situated in Pathalgora block of Chatra district in Jharkhand. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 295 families residing in the village Meral. The total population of Meral is 1,820 out of which 904 are males and 916 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Meral is 1,013.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meral village is 430 which is 24% of the total population. There are 224 male children and 206 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meral is 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,013) of Meral village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Meral is 59.4%. Thus Meral village has higher literacy rate compared to 48.9% of Chatra district. The male literacy rate is 73.24% and the female literacy rate is 46.2% in Meral village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Meral 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 Meral village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 61.2% of total population in Meral village.
In Meral village out of total population, 973 were engaged in work activities. 82.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 973 workers engaged in Main Work, 534 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 233 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Meral village in Pathalgora.
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