Meran Nagar Village, with population of 393 is Luni sub district's the 34th least populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Meran Nagar village is 2 km2 and it is the 7th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 171 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Meran Nagar village to Jodhpur is 45 km. Pin code of Meran Nagar village is 342802. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 80 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 45 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 393 people, among them 199 (51%) are male and 194 (49%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 39% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Meran Nagar village is 23%, among them 41% are boys and 59% are girls. There are 73 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Meran Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 393 238 155 0 90
Male 199 118 81 0 37
Female 194 120 74 0 53

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -77.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1731. Female population growth rate of the village is -76.4% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of -78.1%. General caste population has decreased by -83.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -38.2% and child population has decreased by -72.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Meran Nagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -77.3% -83.9% -38.2% 0% -72.7%
Male -78.1% -84.8% -39.1% 0% -77.2%
Female -76.4% -82.9% -37.3% 0% -68.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1017, in schedule caste is 914. There are 1432 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 73 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 395 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Meran Nagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 73 112 27 0 395
2011 975 1017 914 0 1432
2001 902 905 887 0 1037

Literacy

Total 180 people in the village are literate, among them 129 are male and 51 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Meran Nagar is 59%. 80% of male and 36% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 29%. Male literacy has gone up by 32% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Meran Nagar

Total Male Female
Change 29.6% 31.6% 27.3%
2011 59.4% 79.6% 36.2%
2001 29.8% 48% 8.9%

Workers profile

Meran Nagar has 33% (128) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 15% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Meran Nagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.6% 31.8% 0.8% 67.4%
Male 49.2% 48.7% 0.5% 50.8%
Female 15.5% 14.4% 1% 84.5%