Meethri Village, with population of 8196 is Nawa sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Nawa sub district of Nagaur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Meethri village is 17 km2 and it is the 12th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 494 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Meethri which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Nawa and distance from Meethri village to Nawa is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Meethri village is 341508. Nawa is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Nagaur which is 160 km away. 0.1 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 8196 people, among them 4312 (53%) are male and 3884 (47%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 36% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Meethri village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1356 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Meethri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,196 5,233 2,912 51 1,235
Male 4,312 2,738 1,548 26 673
Female 3,884 2,495 1,364 25 562

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -0.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8233. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.2% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of -1.9%. General caste population has decreased by -15.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 628.6% and child population has decreased by -21.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Meethri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0 -16 44 629 -21
Male -2 -17 42 550 -19
Female 1 -14 46 733 -23

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 881 and in schedule tribe is 962. There are 835 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Meethri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 31 25 212 -39
2011 901 911 881 962 835
2001 874 880 856 750 874

Literacy

Total 4786 people in the village are literate, among them 2965 are male and 1821 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Meethri is 69%. 81% of male and 55% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Meethri

Total Male Female
Change 7 5 10
2011 69 82 55
2001 62 76 45

Workers profile

Meethri has 37% (3042) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 23% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 13% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Meethri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37 28 9 63
Male 50 44 5 50
Female 23 10 13 77