Wahiajer Population - Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya

Wahiajer is a large village located in Thadlaskein Block of Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya with total 1004 families residing. The Wahiajer village has population of 6168 of which 3066 are males while 3102 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Wahiajer village population of children with age 0-6 is 1277 which makes up 20.70 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Wahiajer village is 1012 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Wahiajer as per census is 920, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Wahiajer village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Wahiajer village was 61.40 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Wahiajer Male literacy stands at 53.56 % while female literacy rate was 68.96 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Wahiajer village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Wahiajer village.

Wahiajer Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,004 - -
Population 6,168 3,066 3,102
Child (0-6) 1,277 665 612
Schedule Caste 29 14 15
Schedule Tribe 5,843 2,905 2,938
Literacy 61.40 % 53.56 % 68.96 %
Total Workers 2,129 1,334 795
Main Worker 1,583 24,783 0
Marginal Worker 546 244 302

Caste Factor

In Wahiajer village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 94.73 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.47 % of total population in Wahiajer village.

Work Profile

In Wahiajer village out of total population, 2129 were engaged in work activities. 74.35 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.65 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2129 workers engaged in Main Work, 844 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 186 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149