Meriema is a village situated in Chiephobozou circle of Kohima district in Nagaland. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 239 families residing in the village Meriema. The total population of Meriema is 1,233 out of which 576 are males and 657 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Meriema is 1,141.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meriema village is 178 which is 14% of the total population. There are 80 male children and 98 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meriema is 1,225 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,141) of Meriema village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Meriema is 81.5%. Thus Meriema village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.7% of Kohima district. The male literacy rate is 89.31% and the female literacy rate is 74.6% in Meriema village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Meriema 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 Meriema village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 98.3% of total population in Meriema village.
In Meriema village out of total population, 555 were engaged in work activities. 81.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 555 workers engaged in Main Work, 293 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Meriema village in Chiephobozou.
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