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About Mekliganj Block

Mekliganj is a Block placed in Cooch Bihar district in West Bengal. Located in rural area of West Bengal, it is one of the 12 blocks of Cooch Bihar district. As per the government register, the block number of Mekliganj is 27. The block has 187 villages and there are total 37142 houses in this Block.

Population of Mekliganj Block

As per Census 2011, Mekliganj's population is 155250. Out of this, 80052 are males whereas the females count 75198 here. This block has 21412 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 11088 are boys and 10324 are girls.

Literacy rate of Mekliganj Block

Literacy rate in Mekliganj block is 59%. 92803 out of total 155250 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 66% as 52956 males out of total 80052 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 52% as 39847 out of total 75198 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Mekliganj block is 40%. Here 62447 out of total 155250 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 33% as 27096 males out of total 80052 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 47% and 35351 out of total 75198 females are illiterate in this block.

Agricultural status of Mekliganj Block

The count of working individual of Mekliganj block is 63840 still 91410 are non-working. And out of 63840 working person 26354 peoples are fully reliant on agriculture.

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List of Villages in Mekliganj Block