Wardwise Population and Households
As per 2011 population census, Meringden Rural Municipality had total 12,548 population with 5,809 males and 6,739 females. Out of total wards, ward number 2 had the largest population 2,594, while ward number 3 had least number of population with 2,594.
With respect to number of households, Meringden Rural Municipality had total 2,578 households. The ward number 2 had most households with total 533, while ward number 3 had least number of households with total 319 number of households.
As illustrated in the chart, the ratio of male to female population was 0.86, which indicates that Meringden Rural Municipality had 14 percent lower males as compared to the females. Same as, the population to household ratio was 4.87, which means that in average 4.87 family members lived in each household.
As illustrated in the charts, the ratio of absentee population was 11.94, while male to female absentee population ratio was 25.22. Same as, the household ratio of present vs. absent population was 2.39.
Population by Age Group
Gender wise, top 5 most age groups male population were between 10 and 14 (881), between 5 and 9 (866), between 15 and 19 (726), below 4 (669), and between 20 and 24 (353), with total population of 3,495. In contrast, bottom 5 least age group male population were between 70 and 74 (100), between 65 and 69 (107), above 75 (142),between 55 and 59 (181), and between 60 and 64 (198), with total population of 728. With regards to female population, top 5 age groups females were between 10 and 14 (967), between 5 and 9 (935), between 15 and 19 (771), below 4 (710), and between 20 and 24 (538), with total population of 3,921. In contrast, bottom 5 least age group male population were between 70 and 74 (91), between 65 and 69 (121), above 75 (129),between 60 and 64 (187), and between 55 and 59 (197), with total population of 725.
The population with age-group 70 to 74 had male to female ratio of 1.10, which states that this age group had maximum males as compared to females. Similarly, age-group 25 to 29 had most female population as compared to male population with male to female ratio of 0.59. The age-groups 70 to 74, above 75, 60 to 64, 50 to 54 had majority of male population while age-groups below 4, 15 to 19, 5 to 9, 55 to 59, 10 to 14, 40 to 44, 65 to 69, 45 to 49, 35 to 39, 20 to 24, 30 to 34, 25 to 29 had majority of female population as per male-female ratios. Moreover, age-groups had eqivalent or almost equal numbers of male and female population with male-female ratios of 1.
The population pyramid for Meringden Rural Municipality visually illustrates the male vs. female population based on different age groups. The population data and ratio tables are also available in this link.
There were 54.43 % (6,830 ) of independent population, the working age people between ages of 15 and 64 years. The dependent children, ages below 15 years, were 40.07 % with total number of 5,028. The dependent elderly population, aged 65 and above were 5.50 % with total number of 690. As such, total dependent population including children and elderly people were 45.57 with total number of 5,718
There were 3,137 women of child-bearing age-group of 15 to 49 years. Same as, the todlers or children of 4 years or below were 1,379. The ratio of woman of child-bearing age and the number of todlers state that, approximately 440 children were born per 1,000 women. This number is also roughly used as fertility levels when direct measures of births are not available.
Literacy, Education Levels & Schooling
Grade 1-12 Students & Schools
The pie-chart and graphs above further illustrates the students and schools.
Population by Language Spoken
Mostly spoken language in Meringden is Limbu, which is spoken by 7,028 people. The Meringden has people who speak other languages, such as Sherpa, Nepali, Tamang, Newar, Rai, etc.
Population by Castes
According to 2011 census conducted by Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Meringden Rural Municipality was inhabitted by mostly the people of Limbu caste with total population of 7,106. There were as little as Rai caste with population of as little as 27 in total. People of several other castes who live in Meringden are Sherpa, Kami, Bhote, Tamang, Sanyasi/Dashnami, Brahmin - Hill, Chhetri, Damai/Dholi, Newar, Magar, Rai, etc. Only the population of castes with above 1,000 population are illustrated in the table.
Population by Disability
Similarly, there were 75 people who were blind and 61 people were deaf, while 3 people were both blind and deaf. Moreover, 40 persons had reported of having speech problems. Total 18 people had multiple disabilities.
The pie-chart above illustrate the better picture of disabled population along with genderwise ratios.
With respect to wall of the houses, 2,149 houses were mud bonded, 4 houses were cement bonded, 97 houses were wood planks bonded, 306 houses were bamboo bonded and 1 houses had unbaked bricks on their outer walls.Rest of the houses were reported of having other types of outer wall, while some of them reported nothing of having the outer wall bonding.
There were several types of house roofs reported. Total 1,964 houses were reported of having thatch roofs while 486 houses had galvanized roofs. Similarly, 14 houses had roof of tile, 4 houses had RCC roofs, 6 houses had roof of woods while 0 houses were reported having roof of mud. As per 2011 CBS census, some of the houses had other types of roofs while some didn't report about the roof structure.
With respect to the toilets, 1,056 out of 2,578 houses didn't report of having a private toilet for their households. Nevertheless, 325 houses were reported of having flush toilet while 1,180 houses reported having ordinary toilets.
With reference to source of fuel, 2,533 households reported their source of fuel as firewood while 20 households had kerosene as their fuel source. The LP gas was used by 4 households as a source of fuel. Moreover, other sources of fuel were cow dung (0), bio-gas (3), fuel electricity (0), etc.
Same as, total 385 households had reported of having electricity as the source of their household's lighting. The households still using kerosene as source of light were 1,678, while 484 households used solar energy as source of lights. Total 0 households also reported of using bio-gas as a source of light. The ratio of use of electricity as compared to other source of light was 0.15.
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