Jaintia Hills District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Jaintia 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 Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya.

In 2011, Jaintia Hills had population of 395,124 of which male and female were 196,285 and 198,839 respectively. In 2001 census, Jaintia Hills had a population of 299,108 of which males were 149,891 and remaining 149,217 were females. Jaintia Hills District population constituted 13.32 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Jaintia Hills District was at 12.90 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 32.10 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Jaintia Hills District recorded increase of 35.67 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Jaintia Hills Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 395,124 299,108
Male 196,285 149,891
Female 198,839 149,217
Population Growth 32.10% 35.67%
Area Sq. Km 3,819 3,819
Density/km2 103 78
Proportion to Meghalaya Population 13.32% 12.90%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 1013 996
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 976 995
Average Literacy 61.64 51.87
Male Literacy 58.14 50.08
Female Literacy 65.06 53.67
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 90,911 67,409
Male Population (0-6 Age) 46,011 33,795
Female Population (0-6 Age) 44,900 33,614
Literates 187,527 120,182
Male Literates 87,371 58,143
Female Literates 100,156 62,039
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 23.01% 22.54%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 23.44% 22.55%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 22.58% 22.53%

Jaintia Hills District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Jaintia Hills district for 2011 is 103 people per sq. km. In 2001, Jaintia Hills district density was at 78 people per sq. km. Jaintia Hills district administers 3,819 square kilometers of areas.

Jaintia Hills Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Jaintia Hills in 2011 were 61.64 compared to 51.87 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 58.14 and 65.06 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 50.08 and 53.67 in Jaintia Hills District. Total literate in Jaintia Hills District were 187,527 of which male and female were 87,371 and 100,156 respectively. In 2001, Jaintia Hills District had 120,182 in its district.

Jaintia Hills Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Jaintia Hills, it stood at 1013 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 996. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 976 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 995 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Jaintia Hills Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Jaintia Hills. There were total 90,911 children under age of 0-6 against 67,409 of 2001 census. Of total 90,911 male and female were 46,011 and 44,900 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 976 compared to 995 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 23.01 percent of Jaintia Hills District compared to 22.54 percent of 2001. There was net change of 0.47 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Jaintia Hills Houseless Census

In 2011, total 20 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 112. This approx 0.03% of total population of Jaintia Hills district.

Jaintia Hills Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 12,456 3.15 %
Muslims 1,646 0.42 %
Christian 271,596 68.74 %
Sikh 34 0.01 %
Buddhist 284 0.07 %
Jain 45 0.01 %
Others 107,559 27.22 %
Not Stated 1,504 0.38 %

Jaintia Hills Population 2015

What is the population of Jaintia Hills in 2015? The fact is, last census for Jaintia Hills district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Jaintia Hills district situated in Meghalaya. As per 2011, Jaintia Hills population is 395,124

Jaintia Hills District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Jaintia Hills population for 2011 census, 7.20 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 28,430 people lives in urban areas of which males are 13,675 and females are 14,755. Sex Ratio in urban region of Jaintia Hills district is 1079 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Jaintia Hills district was 970 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 3,857 of which males and females were 1,958 and 1,899. This child population figure of Jaintia Hills district is 14.32 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Jaintia Hills district as per census 2011 is 91.10 % of which males and females are 91.83 % and 90.44 % literates respectively. In actual number 22,387 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 10,760 and 11,627 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 92.80 % population of Jaintia Hills districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Jaintia Hills district population living in rural areas is 366,694 of which males and females are 182,610 and 184,084 respectively. In rural areas of Jaintia Hills district, sex ratio is 1008 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Jaintia Hills district is considered, figure is 976 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 87,054 in rural areas of which males were 44,053 and females were 43,001. The child population comprises 24.12 % of total rural population of Jaintia Hills district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Jaintia Hills district is 59.05 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 55.29 and 62.75 percent respectively. In total, 165,140 people were literate of which males and females were 76,611 and 88,529 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 92.80 % 7.20 %
Total Population 366,694 28,430
Male Population 182,610 13,675
Female Population 184,084 14,755
Sex Ratio 1008 1079
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 976 970
Child Population (0-6) 87,054 3,857
Male Child(0-6) 44,053 1,958
Female Child(0-6) 43,001 1,899
Child Percentage (0-6) 23.74 % 13.57 %
Male Child Percentage 24.12 % 14.32 %
Female Child Percentage 23.36 % 12.87 %
Literates 165,140 22,387
Male Literates 76,611 10,760
Female Literates 88,529 11,627
Average Literacy 59.05 % 91.10 %
Male Literacy 55.29 % 91.83 %
Female Literacy 62.75 % 90.44 %

City/Metros in Jaintia Hills District

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

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