Meerapura Village, with population of 135 is Pokaran sub district's the 13th least populous village, located in Pokaran sub district of Jaisalmer district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Meerapura village is 8 km2 and it is the 64th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 16 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Pokaran and distance from Meerapura village to Pokaran is 80 km. Pin code of Meerapura village is 345028. Pokaran is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 80 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaisalmer which is 100 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 135 people, among them 72 (53%) are male and 63 (47%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Meerapura village is 22%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 22 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Meerapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 135 135 0 0 30
Male 72 72 0 0 14
Female 63 63 0 0 16

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -93.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2213. Female population growth rate of the village is -93.8% which is 0.2% higher than male population growth rate of -94%. General caste population has decreased by -92.6% and child population has decreased by -94% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Meerapura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -94 -93 -100 -100 -94
Male -94 -93 -100 -100 -95
Female -94 -92 -100 -100 -94

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 875 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 875,. There are 1143 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 186 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Meerapura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 49 -974 -1,000 186
2011 875 875 0 0 1,143
2001 850 826 974 1,000 957

Literacy

Total 50 people in the village are literate, among them 36 are male and 14 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Meerapura is 48%. 62% of male and 30% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Meerapura

Total Male Female
Change 14 17 11
2011 48 62 30
2001 33 45 19

Workers profile

Meerapura has 58% (78) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 60% male and 56% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 0% of total female population are main and 56% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Meerapura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 58 31 27 42
Male 60 58 1 40
Female 56 0 56 44