Mera, Dhanbad

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Census Town
Mera is located in Jharkhand
Mera is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°45′23″N 86°47′37″E / 23.756399°N 86.793537°E / 23.756399; 86.793537Coordinates: 23°45′23″N 86°47′37″E / 23.756399°N 86.793537°E / 23.756399; 86.793537
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
CD block Nirsa
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,051
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Lok Sabha constituency Dhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nirsa

Mera is a census town in Nirsa CD Block in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As per 2011 Census of India, Mera had a population of 7,051, of which 3,801 were males and 3,250 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 1,885 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 236.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mera had a population of 5,199. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Mera has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 42%. In Mera, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As of 2011 census, the total number of literates in Mera was 4,435 out of which 2,663 were males and 1,772 were females.[1]


  1. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.