Tura is a Municipality city in district of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya. The Tura city is divided into 11 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Tura Municipality has population of 74,858 of which 37,236 are males while 37,622 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 8884 which is 11.87 % of total population of Tura (M). In Tura Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1010 against state average of 989. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Tura is around 936 compared to Meghalaya state average of 970. Literacy rate of Tura city is 91.33 % higher than state average of 74.43 %. In Tura, Male literacy is around 93.17 % while female literacy rate is 89.53 %.
Tura Municipality has total administration over 13,743 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Tura Caste Factor
In Tura (M), most of the (M) population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 71.77 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 3.42 % of total population in Tura (M).
Tura Work Profile
Out of total population, 23,438 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 15,950 were males while 7,488 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 23438 working population, 82.01 % were engaged in Main Work while 17.99 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Tura 2021 Population
The next census for Tura Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.