Shillong is a Municipal Board city in district of East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. The Shillong city is divided into 27 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Shillong Municipal Board has population of 143,229 of which 70,135 are males while 73,094 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 14317 which is 10.00 % of total population of Shillong (MB). In Shillong Municipal Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 1042 against state average of 989. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Shillong is around 936 compared to Meghalaya state average of 970. Literacy rate of Shillong city is 92.81 % higher than state average of 74.43 %. In Shillong, Male literacy is around 94.80 % while female literacy rate is 90.92 %.
Shillong Municipal Board has total administration over 31,025 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Board limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Shillong Caste Factor
In Shillong (MB), most of the (MB) population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 51.18 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.08 % of total population in Shillong (MB).
Shillong Work Profile
Out of total population, 54,807 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 36,491 were males while 18,316 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 54807 working population, 96.25 % were engaged in Main Work while 3.75 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Shillong 2019 Population
The next census for Shillong Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.