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.