Cherrapunjee is a Census Town city in district of East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. The Cherrapunjee Census Town has population of 11,722 of which 5,615 are males while 6,107 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1871 which is 15.96 % of total population of Cherrapunjee (CT). In Cherrapunjee Census Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 1088 against state average of 989. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Cherrapunjee is around 1052 compared to Meghalaya state average of 970. Literacy rate of Cherrapunjee city is 92.59 % higher than state average of 74.43 %. In Cherrapunjee, Male literacy is around 92.54 % while female literacy rate is 92.64 %.
Cherrapunjee Census Town has total administration over 2,252 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Cherrapunjee Caste Factor
In Cherrapunjee (CT), most of the (CT) population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 96.08 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.42 % of total population in Cherrapunjee (CT).
Cherrapunjee Work Profile
Out of total population, 3,765 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,505 were males while 1,260 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 3765 working population, 93.78 % were engaged in Main Work while 6.22 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Cherrapunjee 2019 Population
The next census for Cherrapunjee Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.