Meerpur is a village situated in Khajni tehsil of Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 121 families residing in the village Meerpur. The total population of Meerpur is 943 out of which 483 are males and 460 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Meerpur is 952.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meerpur village is 135 which is 14% of the total population. There are 82 male children and 53 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meerpur is 646 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (952) of Meerpur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Meerpur is 64.1%. Thus Meerpur village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.8% of Gorakhpur district. The male literacy rate is 76.06% and the female literacy rate is 52.33% in Meerpur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Meerpur 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 Meerpur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.1% of total population in Meerpur village.
In Meerpur village out of total population, 220 were engaged in work activities. 51.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 220 workers engaged in Main Work, 2 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 97 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Meerpur village in Khajni.