Silchanggittim Population - East Garo Hills, Meghalaya

Silchanggittim is a medium size village located in Dambo Rongjeng Block of East Garo Hills district, Meghalaya with total 118 families residing. The Silchanggittim village has population of 709 of which 375 are males while 334 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Silchanggittim village population of children with age 0-6 is 155 which makes up 21.86 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Silchanggittim village is 891 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Silchanggittim as per census is 782, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Silchanggittim village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Silchanggittim village was 53.25 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Silchanggittim Male literacy stands at 63.19 % while female literacy rate was 42.48 %.

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

Silchanggittim Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 118 - -
Population 709 375 334
Child (0-6) 155 87 68
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 705 372 333
Literacy 53.25 % 63.19 % 42.48 %
Total Workers 330 193 137
Main Worker 108 - -
Marginal Worker 222 94 128

Caste Factor

In Silchanggittim village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.44 % of total population in Silchanggittim village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Silchanggittim village of East Garo Hills.

Work Profile

In Silchanggittim village out of total population, 330 were engaged in work activities. 32.73 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 67.27 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 330 workers engaged in Main Work, 52 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 26 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