Meherma Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - Godda district, Jharkhand

Meherma Block of Godda district has total population of 146,325 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 76,588 are males while 69,737 are females. In 2011 there were total 27,523 families residing in Meherma Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Meherma Block is 911.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Meherma Block lives in urban areas. The average literacy rate in urban area is 56% and the sex ratio of Meherma Block is 911.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meherma Block is 28822 which is 20% of the total population. There are 14704 male children and 14118 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meherma Block is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 911 ) of Meherma Block.

The total literacy rate of Meherma Block is 55.99%. The male literacy rate is 53.36% and the female literacy rate is 35.74% in Meherma Block.

Population
146,325
Literacy
55.99%
Sex Ratio
911

To facilitate the administration, Meherma Block is further divided into 213 villages.

Meherma Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Meherma Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 28,822 14,704 14,118
Literacy 55.99% 53.36% 35.74%
Scheduled Caste 22,253 11,611 10,642
Scheduled Tribe 13,451 6,797 6,654
Illiterate 80,537 35,723 44,814

Caste-wise Population - Meherma Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.2% of total population in Meherma Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,253 11,611 10,642
Schedule Tribe 13,451 6,797 6,654

Religion-wise Population - Meherma Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 108,449 (74.12%) 56,978 51,471
Muslim 33,565 (22.94%) 17,446 16,119
Christian 703 (0.48%) 336 367
Sikh 10 (0.01%) 7 3
Buddhist 13 (0.01%) 2 11
Jain 7 (0%) 4 3
Other Religion 3,333 (2.28%) 1,696 1,637
No Religion Specified 245 (0.17%) 119 126

Literacy Rate - Meherma Block

Average literacy rate of Meherma Block in 2011 were 55.99% in which, male and female literacy were 66.03% and 44.81% respectively. Total literate in Meherma Block were 65,788 of which male and female were 40,865 and 24,923 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Meherma Block

The Sex Ratio of Meherma Block is 911 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 911 females in Meherma Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 911 ) of Meherma Block.


Child Population - Meherma Block

According to Census 2011, there were 28,822 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meherma Block. Out of which 28,822 were male while 28,822 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Meherma Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 0 families under Meherma Block living in urban areas while 0 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 0% of total population of Meherma Block lives in Urban areas while 100% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 0 while that in rural region is 28,822.

Total Urban Rural
Population 146,325 0 146,325
Children (0 - 6 years) 28,822 0 28,822
Schedule Caste 22,253 0 22,253
Schedule Tribe 13,451 0 13,451
Literacy 55.99% - 55.99%
Sex Ratio 911 - 911

Working Population - Meherma Block

In Meherma Block out of total population, 56,845 were engaged in work activities. 35.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 64.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,845 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,417 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,888 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 20,369 16,115 4,254
Cultivators 5,417 4,651 766
Agriculture Labourer 8,888 6,547 2,341
Household Industries 647 475 172
Other Workers 5,417 4,442 975
Marginal Workers 36,476 21,293 15,183
Non Working 89,480 39,180 50,300

Meherma Block Map


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