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Pongitong Population - Wokha, Nagaland

Pongitong is a large village located in Wokha Sadar Circle of Wokha district, Nagaland with total 466 families residing. The Pongitong village has population of 2813 of which 1344 are males while 1469 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pongitong village population of children with age 0-6 is 500 which makes up 17.77 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pongitong village is 1093 which is higher than Nagaland state average of 931. Child Sex Ratio for the Pongitong as per census is 1066, higher than Nagaland average of 943.

Pongitong village has higher literacy rate compared to Nagaland. In 2011, literacy rate of Pongitong village was 92.56 % compared to 79.55 % of Nagaland. In Pongitong Male literacy stands at 95.10 % while female literacy rate was 90.26 %.

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

Pongitong Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 466 - -
Population 2,813 1,344 1,469
Child (0-6) 500 242 258
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 2,809 1,344 1,465
Literacy 92.56 % 95.10 % 90.26 %
Total Workers 1,334 644 690
Main Worker 1,148 - -
Marginal Worker 186 98 88

Caste Factor

In Pongitong village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.86 % of total population in Pongitong village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Pongitong village of Wokha.

Work Profile

In Pongitong village out of total population, 1334 were engaged in work activities. 86.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1334 workers engaged in Main Work, 1112 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.