Meerganj Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Bareilly district, Uttar Pradesh

Meerganj Tehsil of Bareilly district has total population of 491,330 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 260,137 are males while 231,193 are females. In 2011 there were total 81,556 families residing in Meerganj Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Meerganj Tehsil is 889.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.7% people lives in Urban areas while 82.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 47.4% while that in the rural areas is 52.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Meerganj Tehsil is 912 while that of Rural areas is 884.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meerganj Tehsil is 84870 which is 17% of the total population. There are 44285 male children and 40585 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meerganj Tehsil is 916 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 889 ) of Meerganj Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Meerganj Tehsil is 51.46%. The male literacy rate is 51.18% and the female literacy rate is 32.89% in Meerganj Tehsil.

Population
491,330
Literacy
51.46%
Sex Ratio
889

To facilitate the administration, Meerganj Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 244 villages.

Meerganj Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Meerganj Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 84,870 44,285 40,585
Literacy 51.46% 51.18% 32.89%
Scheduled Caste 61,124 32,551 28,573
Scheduled Tribe 44 23 21
Illiterate 282,169 127,004 155,165

Caste-wise Population - Meerganj Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Meerganj Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 61,124 32,551 28,573
Schedule Tribe 44 23 21

Religion-wise Population - Meerganj Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 322,256 (65.59%) 171,882 150,374
Muslim 165,511 (33.69%) 86,341 79,170
Christian 730 (0.15%) 395 335
Sikh 1,130 (0.23%) 615 515
Buddhist 52 (0.01%) 31 21
Jain 21 (0%) 12 9
Other Religion 16 (0%) 11 5
No Religion Specified 1,614 (0.33%) 850 764

Literacy Rate - Meerganj Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Meerganj Tehsil in 2011 were 51.46% in which, male and female literacy were 61.68% and 39.89% respectively. Total literate in Meerganj Tehsil were 209,161 of which male and female were 133,133 and 76,028 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Meerganj Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Meerganj Tehsil is 889 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 889 females in Meerganj Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 916 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 889 ) of Meerganj Tehsil.


Child Population - Meerganj Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 84,870 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meerganj Tehsil. Out of which 84,870 were male while 84,870 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Meerganj Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,097 families under Meerganj Tehsil living in urban areas while 14,097 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 17.7% of total population of Meerganj Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 82.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 13,729 while that in rural region is 71,141.

Total Urban Rural
Population 491,330 86,914 404,416
Children (0 - 6 years) 84,870 13,729 71,141
Schedule Caste 61,124 4,537 56,587
Schedule Tribe 44 18 26
Literacy 51.46% 47.42% 52.35%
Sex Ratio 889 912 884

Working Population - Meerganj Tehsil

In Meerganj Tehsil out of total population, 145,048 were engaged in work activities. 73.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 145,048 workers engaged in Main Work, 45,623 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30,220 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 106,886 97,068 9,818
Cultivators 45,623 43,778 1,845
Agriculture Labourer 30,220 28,869 1,351
Household Industries 5,483 3,156 2,327
Other Workers 25,560 21,265 4,295
Marginal Workers 38,162 28,223 9,939
Non Working 346,282 134,846 211,436

Meerganj Tehsil Map


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