Mehla is a Block located in Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh. Situated in rural part of Himachal Pradesh, it is one of the 7 blocks of Chamba district. As per the administration register, the block code of Mehla is 6. The block has 186 villages and there are total 16488 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mehla's population is 85069. Out of this, 42466 are males whereas the females count 42603 here. This block has 12646 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 6494 are boys and 6152 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Mehla block is 58%. 49723 out of total 85069 population is educated here. Among males the literacy ratio is 67% as 28662 males out of total 42466 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 49% as 21061 out of total 42603 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Mehla block is 41%. Here 35346 out of total 85069 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 32% as 13804 males out of total 42466 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 50% and 21542 out of total 42603 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working individual of Mehla block is 51895 yet 33174 are non-working. And out of 51895 occupied individual 12837 peoples are entirely dependent on cultivation.