Merta Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Nagaur district, Rajasthan

Merta Tehsil of Nagaur district has total population of 388,929 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 200,049 are males while 188,880 are females. In 2011 there were total 74,267 families residing in Merta Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Merta Tehsil is 944.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.7% people lives in Urban areas while 79.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.9% while that in the rural areas is 59.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Merta Tehsil is 936 while that of Rural areas is 946.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Merta Tehsil is 54632 which is 14% of the total population. There are 29150 male children and 25482 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Merta Tehsil is 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 944 ) of Merta Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Merta Tehsil is 61.75%. The male literacy rate is 65.91% and the female literacy rate is 39.49% in Merta Tehsil.

Population
388,929
Literacy
61.75%
Sex Ratio
944

To facilitate the administration, Merta Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 201 villages.

Merta Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 54,632 29,150 25,482
Literacy 61.75% 65.91% 39.49%
Scheduled Caste 87,575 45,092 42,483
Scheduled Tribe 1,391 729 662
Illiterate 182,490 68,197 114,293

Caste-wise Population - Merta Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Merta Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 87,575 45,092 42,483
Schedule Tribe 1,391 729 662

Religion-wise Population - Merta Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 348,241 (89.54%) 179,188 169,053
Muslim 38,648 (9.94%) 19,829 18,819
Christian 272 (0.07%) 139 133
Sikh 55 (0.01%) 31 24
Buddhist 8 (0%) 5 3
Jain 1,402 (0.36%) 699 703
Other Religion 3 (0%) 1 2
No Religion Specified 300 (0.08%) 157 143

Literacy Rate - Merta Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Merta Tehsil in 2011 were 61.75% in which, male and female literacy were 77.15% and 45.65% respectively. Total literate in Merta Tehsil were 206,439 of which male and female were 131,852 and 74,587 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Merta Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Merta Tehsil is 944 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 944 females in Merta Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 944 ) of Merta Tehsil.


Child Population - Merta Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 54,632 children between age 0 to 6 years in Merta Tehsil. Out of which 54,632 were male while 54,632 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Merta Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,289 families under Merta Tehsil living in urban areas while 14,289 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 20.7% of total population of Merta Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 79.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,137 while that in rural region is 43,495.

Total Urban Rural
Population 388,929 80,675 308,254
Children (0 - 6 years) 54,632 11,137 43,495
Schedule Caste 87,575 14,582 72,993
Schedule Tribe 1,391 445 946
Literacy 61.75% 71.93% 59.08%
Sex Ratio 944 936 946

Working Population - Merta Tehsil

In Merta Tehsil out of total population, 176,976 were engaged in work activities. 66.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 176,976 workers engaged in Main Work, 56,625 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,740 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 118,118 82,663 35,455
Cultivators 56,625 36,762 19,863
Agriculture Labourer 23,740 13,239 10,501
Household Industries 2,791 2,016 775
Other Workers 34,962 30,646 4,316
Marginal Workers 58,858 22,079 36,779
Non Working 211,953 95,307 116,646

Merta Tehsil Map


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