Mepan Village, with population of 134 is Osian sub district's the 3rd least populous village, located in Osian sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Mepan village is 4 km2 and it is the 25th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 32 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Mepan village to Jodhpur is 100 km. Pin code of Mepan village is 342311. Osian is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 40 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 100 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 134 people, among them 62 (46%) are male and 72 (54%) are female. 72% of the whole population are from general caste, 28% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mepan village is 18%, among them 29% are boys and 71% are girls. There are 21 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mepan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 134 96 37 1 24
Male 62 49 13 0 7
Female 72 47 24 1 17

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 35.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 99. Female population growth rate of the village is 44% which is 17.5% higher than male population growth rate of 26.5%. General caste population has increased by 29.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 54.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by 0% and child population has increased by 20% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mepan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.4% 29.7% 54.2% 0% 20%
Male 26.5% 28.9% 18.2% 0% -46.2%
Female 44% 30.6% 84.6% 0% 142.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1161 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 959, in schedule caste is 1846. There are 2429 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 141 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 1891 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mepan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 141 12 664 0 1891
2011 1161 959 1846 0 2429
2001 1020 947 1182 0 538

Literacy

Total 55 people in the village are literate, among them 33 are male and 22 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mepan is 50%. 60% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 28%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 33%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mepan

Total Male Female
Change 28.5% 21.1% 33.0%
2011 50% 60% 40%
2001 21.5% 38.9% 7%

Workers profile

Mepan has 43% (57) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 35% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mepan

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 42.5% 41.8% 0.7% 57.5%
Male 51.6% 50% 1.6% 48.4%
Female 34.7% 34.7% 0% 65.3%