Wakchikong Population - East Garo Hills, Meghalaya

Wakchikong is a medium size village located in Dambo Rongjeng Block of East Garo Hills district, Meghalaya with total 75 families residing. The Wakchikong village has population of 427 of which 216 are males while 211 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Wakchikong village population of children with age 0-6 is 96 which makes up 22.48 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Wakchikong village is 977 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Wakchikong as per census is 811, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Wakchikong village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Wakchikong village was 81.87 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Wakchikong Male literacy stands at 85.28 % while female literacy rate was 78.57 %.

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

Wakchikong Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 75 - -
Population 427 216 211
Child (0-6) 96 53 43
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 422 213 209
Literacy 81.87 % 85.28 % 78.57 %
Total Workers 77 63 14
Main Worker 72 - -
Marginal Worker 5 2 3

Caste Factor

In Wakchikong village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.83 % of total population in Wakchikong village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Wakchikong village of East Garo Hills.

Work Profile

In Wakchikong village out of total population, 77 were engaged in work activities. 93.51 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.49 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 77 workers engaged in Main Work, 55 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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