Meherma is a Block positioned in Godda district in Jharkhand. Located in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 9 blocks of Godda district. According to the administration register, the block code of Meherma is 61. The block has 213 villages and there are total 27523 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Meherma's population is 146325. Out of this, 76588 are males while the females count 69737 here. This block has 28822 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 14704 are boys and 14118 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Meherma block is 44%. 65788 out of total 146325 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 53% as 40865 males out of total 76588 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 35% as 24923 out of total 69737 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Meherma block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 80537 out of total 146325 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 46% as 35723 males out of total 76588 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 64% and 44814 out of total 69737 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Meherma block is 56845 however 89480 are non-working. And out of 56845 occupied people 5417 individuals are entirely dependent on farming.