Jowai Population Census 2011 - 2021

Overview

Jowai is a Municipality city in district of Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya. The Jowai city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jowai Municipality has population of 28,430 of which 13,675 are males while 14,755 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3857 which is 13.57 % of total population of Jowai (M). In Jowai Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 1079 against state average of 989. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jowai is around 970 compared to Meghalaya state average of 970. Literacy rate of Jowai city is 91.10 % higher than state average of 74.43 %. In Jowai, Male literacy is around 91.83 % while female literacy rate is 90.44 %.

Jowai Municipality has total administration over 4,942 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.

Jowai Caste Factor

In Jowai (M), most of the (M) population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 91.25 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.36 % of total population in Jowai (M).

Jowai Work Profile

Out of total population, 10,684 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,894 were males while 4,790 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 10684 working population, 86.77 % were engaged in Main Work while 13.23 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

Jowai 2021 Population

The next census for Jowai Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.

Jowai Religion Data 2011

Town Population Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Jowai 28,430 4.75% 0.98% 63.74% 0.01% 0.05% 0.04% 30.16% 0.27%

Jowai Wards

# Ward Sub Division District State
1 Jowai Ward No - 1 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
2 Jowai Ward No - 2 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
3 Jowai Ward No - 3 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
4 Jowai Ward No - 4 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
5 Jowai Ward No - 5 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
6 Jowai Ward No - 6 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
7 Jowai Ward No - 7 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
8 Jowai Ward No - 8 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
9 Jowai Ward No - 9 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
10 Jowai Ward No - 10 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
11 Jowai Ward No - 11 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
12 Jowai Ward No - 12 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya
13 Jowai Ward No - 13 Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills Meghalaya

# Metropolitan Population
1 Mumbai 18,394,912
2 Delhi 16,349,831
3 Kolkata 14,035,959
4 Chennai 8,653,521
5 Bangalore 8,520,435
# State Sex Ratio
1 Kerala 1084
2 Puducherry 1037
3 Tamil Nadu 996
4 Andhra Pradesh 993
5 Chhattisgarh 991
# State Literacy
1 Kerala 94.00 %
2 Lakshadweep 91.85 %
3 Mizoram 91.33 %
4 Goa 88.70 %
5 Tripura 87.22 %