Meremajalu Village, with population of 3106 is Bantval sub district's the 32nd least populous village, located in Bantval sub district of Dakshina Kannada district in the state Karnataka in India. Total geographical area of Meremajalu village is 5 km2 and it is the 17th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 569 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bantval and distance from Meremajalu village to Bantval is 12 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Meremajalu village is 574143. The village comes under Meramajalu panchayat. Bantval is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 12 km. District head quarter of the village is Mangalore which is 19 km away. 0.1 square kilometer (2%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 3106 people, among them 1486 (48%) are male and 1620 (52%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Meremajalu village is 8%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 648 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3071. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.7% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 0.5%. General caste population has decreased by -0.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 200% and child population has decreased by -36.2% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1090 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1102, in schedule caste is 945 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 1088 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 130 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2462 people in the village are literate, among them 1262 are male and 1200 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Meremajalu is 86%. 92% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Workers profile

Meremajalu has 62% (1929) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 68% male and 57% female population are working population. 65% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 55% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.