Mekliganj Block of Koch Bihar district has total population of 155,250 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 80,052 are males while 75,198 are females. In 2011 there were total 37,142 families residing in Mekliganj Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Mekliganj Block is 939.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 2.9% people lives in Urban areas while 97.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.4% while that in the rural areas is 69%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mekliganj Block is 992 while that of Rural areas is 938.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mekliganj Block is 21412 which is 14% of the total population. There are 11088 male children and 10324 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mekliganj Block is 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Mekliganj Block.
The total literacy rate of Mekliganj Block is 69.34%. The male literacy rate is 66.15% and the female literacy rate is 52.99% in Mekliganj Block.
To facilitate the administration, Mekliganj Block is further divided into 1 town and 186 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mekliganj Block.
|Children (Age 0-6)||21,412||11,088||10,324|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 71.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Mekliganj Block of .
|No Religion Specified||127||(0.08%)||71||56|
Average literacy rate of Mekliganj Block in 2011 were 69.34% in which, male and female literacy were 76.79% and 61.42% respectively. Total literate in Mekliganj Block were 92,803 of which male and female were 52,956 and 39,847 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Mekliganj Block is 939 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 939 females in Mekliganj Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Mekliganj Block.
According to Census 2011, there were 21,412 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mekliganj Block. Out of which 21,412 were male while 21,412 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 1,135 families under Mekliganj Block living in urban areas while 1,135 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 2.9% of total population of Mekliganj Block lives in Urban areas while 97.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 489 while that in rural region is 20,923.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||21,412||489||20,923|
In Mekliganj Block out of total population, 63,840 were engaged in work activities. 76.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 63,840 workers engaged in Main Work, 26,354 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13,682 were Agricultural labourer.