Merikapudi is a village situated in Phirangipuram mandal of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,293 families residing in the village Merikapudi. The total population of Merikapudi is 4,861 out of which 2,403 are males and 2,458 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Merikapudi is 1,023.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Merikapudi village is 565 which is 12% of the total population. There are 280 male children and 285 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Merikapudi is 1,018 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,023) of Merikapudi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Merikapudi is 58.6%. Thus Merikapudi village has lower literacy rate compared to 60.6% of Guntur district. The male literacy rate is 69.05% and the female literacy rate is 48.46% in Merikapudi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Merikapudi 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 Merikapudi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.3% of total population in Merikapudi village.
In Merikapudi village out of total population, 2,754 were engaged in work activities. 85.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,754 workers engaged in Main Work, 284 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,810 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Merikapudi village in Phirangipuram.