West Khasi Hills District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of West Khasi Hills, a district of Meghalaya has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Meghalaya. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in West Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya.

In 2011, West Khasi Hills had population of 383,461 of which male and female were 193,715 and 189,746 respectively. In 2001 census, West Khasi Hills had a population of 296,049 of which males were 150,419 and remaining 145,630 were females. West Khasi Hills District population constituted 12.92 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for West Khasi Hills District was at 12.77 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 29.53 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, West Khasi Hills District recorded increase of 33.05 percent to its population compared to 1991.

West Khasi Hills Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 383,461 296,049
Male 193,715 150,419
Female 189,746 145,630
Population Growth 29.53% 33.05%
Area Sq. Km 5,247 5,247
Density/km2 73 56
Proportion to Meghalaya Population 12.92% 12.77%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 980 968
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 967 975
Average Literacy 77.87 65.10
Male Literacy 78.53 66.49
Female Literacy 77.19 63.65
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 87,214 69,333
Male Population (0-6 Age) 44,342 35,107
Female Population (0-6 Age) 42,872 34,226
Literates 230,678 147,590
Male Literates 117,307 76,676
Female Literates 113,371 70,914
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 22.74% 23.42%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 22.89% 23.34%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 22.59% 23.50%

West Khasi Hills District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of West Khasi Hills district for 2011 is 73 people per sq. km. In 2001, West Khasi Hills district density was at 56 people per sq. km. West Khasi Hills district administers 5,247 square kilometers of areas.

West Khasi Hills Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of West Khasi Hills in 2011 were 77.87 compared to 65.10 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 78.53 and 77.19 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 66.49 and 63.65 in West Khasi Hills District. Total literate in West Khasi Hills District were 230,678 of which male and female were 117,307 and 113,371 respectively. In 2001, West Khasi Hills District had 147,590 in its district.

West Khasi Hills Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in West Khasi Hills, it stood at 980 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 968. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 967 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 975 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

West Khasi Hills Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including West Khasi Hills. There were total 87,214 children under age of 0-6 against 69,333 of 2001 census. Of total 87,214 male and female were 44,342 and 42,872 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 967 compared to 975 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 22.74 percent of West Khasi Hills District compared to 23.42 percent of 2001. There was net change of -0.68 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

West Khasi Hills Houseless Census

In 2011, total 28 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 136. This approx 0.04% of total population of West Khasi Hills district.

West Khasi Hills Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 6,498 1.69 %
Muslims 1,533 0.40 %
Christian 366,881 95.68 %
Sikh 58 0.02 %
Buddhist 1,313 0.34 %
Jain 38 0.01 %
Others 5,878 1.53 %
Not Stated 1,262 0.33 %

West Khasi Hills Population 2015

What is the population of West Khasi Hills in 2015? The fact is, last census for West Khasi Hills district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of West Khasi Hills district situated in Meghalaya. As per 2011, West Khasi Hills population is 383,461

West Khasi Hills District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total West Khasi Hills population for 2011 census, 11.24 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 43,105 people lives in urban areas of which males are 21,335 and females are 21,770. Sex Ratio in urban region of West Khasi Hills district is 1020 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in West Khasi Hills district was 981 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 8,904 of which males and females were 4,494 and 4,410. This child population figure of West Khasi Hills district is 21.06 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in West Khasi Hills district as per census 2011 is 88.02 % of which males and females are 87.96 % and 88.08 % literates respectively. In actual number 30,105 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 14,814 and 15,291 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 88.76 % population of West Khasi Hills districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total West Khasi Hills district population living in rural areas is 340,356 of which males and females are 172,380 and 167,976 respectively. In rural areas of West Khasi Hills district, sex ratio is 974 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of West Khasi Hills district is considered, figure is 965 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 78,310 in rural areas of which males were 39,848 and females were 38,462. The child population comprises 23.12 % of total rural population of West Khasi Hills district. Literacy rate in rural areas of West Khasi Hills district is 76.54 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 77.33 and 75.73 percent respectively. In total, 200,573 people were literate of which males and females were 102,493 and 98,080 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 88.76 % 11.24 %
Total Population 340,356 43,105
Male Population 172,380 21,335
Female Population 167,976 21,770
Sex Ratio 974 1020
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 965 981
Child Population (0-6) 78,310 8,904
Male Child(0-6) 39,848 4,494
Female Child(0-6) 38,462 4,410
Child Percentage (0-6) 23.01 % 20.66 %
Male Child Percentage 23.12 % 21.06 %
Female Child Percentage 22.90 % 20.26 %
Literates 200,573 30,105
Male Literates 102,493 14,814
Female Literates 98,080 15,291
Average Literacy 76.54 % 88.02 %
Male Literacy 77.33 % 87.96 %
Female Literacy 75.73 % 88.08 %

City/Metros in West Khasi Hills District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside West Khasi Hills District
Cities inside West Khasi Hills District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside West Khasi Hills District

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