Chikama Population - East Garo Hills, Meghalaya

Chikama is a medium size village located in Dambo Rongjeng Block of East Garo Hills district, Meghalaya with total 47 families residing. The Chikama village has population of 255 of which 127 are males while 128 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chikama village population of children with age 0-6 is 26 which makes up 10.20 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chikama village is 1008 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Chikama as per census is 857, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Chikama village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Chikama village was 78.60 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Chikama Male literacy stands at 76.11 % while female literacy rate was 81.03 %.

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

Chikama Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 47 - -
Population 255 127 128
Child (0-6) 26 14 12
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 255 127 128
Literacy 78.60 % 76.11 % 81.03 %
Total Workers 109 53 56
Main Worker 56 - -
Marginal Worker 53 1 52

Caste Factor

In Chikama village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Chikama village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chikama village of East Garo Hills.

Work Profile

In Chikama village out of total population, 109 were engaged in work activities. 51.38 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 48.62 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 109 workers engaged in Main Work, 55 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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