Meluri is a Block placed in Phek district in Nagaland. Situated in rural area of Nagaland, it is one among the 5 blocks of Phek district. According to the government register, the block code of Meluri is 29. The block has 34 villages and there are total 5101 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Meluri's population is 22618. Out of this, 11636 are males while the females count 10982 here. This block has 4325 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 2163 are boys and 2162 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Meluri block is 48%. 10857 out of total 22618 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 54% as 6327 males out of total 11636 are educated however female literacy ratio is 41% as 4530 out of total 10982 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Meluri block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 11761 out of total 22618 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 45% as 5309 males out of total 11636 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy ratio is 58% and 6452 out of total 10982 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed person of Meluri block is 9577 however 13041 are un-employed. And out of 9577 employed person 5691 persons are fully dependent on agriculture.