Saipung Population - Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya

Saipung is a medium size village located in Saipung Block of Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya with total 245 families residing. The Saipung village has population of 1431 of which 731 are males while 700 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Saipung village population of children with age 0-6 is 288 which makes up 20.13 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Saipung village is 958 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Saipung as per census is 920, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Saipung village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Saipung village was 92.30 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Saipung Male literacy stands at 95.01 % while female literacy rate was 89.50 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Saipung 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 Saipung village.

Saipung Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 245 - -
Population 1,431 731 700
Child (0-6) 288 150 138
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,411 722 689
Literacy 92.30 % 95.01 % 89.50 %
Total Workers 604 323 281
Main Worker 569 5,529 0
Marginal Worker 35 9 26

Caste Factor

In Saipung village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.60 % of total population in Saipung village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Saipung village of Jaintia Hills.

Work Profile

In Saipung village out of total population, 604 were engaged in work activities. 94.21 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.79 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 604 workers engaged in Main Work, 323 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9 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