Meral is a medium size village located in Herhanj Block of Latehar district, Jharkhand with total 53 families residing. The Meral village has population of 357 of which 164 are males while 193 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Meral village population of children with age 0-6 is 80 which makes up 22.41 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Meral village is 1177 which is higher than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Meral as per census is 1500, higher than Jharkhand average of 948.
Meral village has lower literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Meral village was 50.18 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Meral Male literacy stands at 70.45 % while female literacy rate was 31.72 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Meral village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Meral village.
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In Meral village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 74.23 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.97 % of total population in Meral village.
In Meral village out of total population, 191 were engaged in work activities. 34.03 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 65.97 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 191 workers engaged in Main Work, 13 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 31 were Agricultural labourer.