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Mawkasiang Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawkasiang is a medium size village located in Mylliem Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 98 families residing. The Mawkasiang village has population of 528 of which 254 are males while 274 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawkasiang village population of children with age 0-6 is 103 which makes up 19.51 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawkasiang village is 1079 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawkasiang as per census is 807, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawkasiang village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawkasiang village was 44.71 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawkasiang Male literacy stands at 43.65 % while female literacy rate was 45.61 %.

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

Mawkasiang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 98 - -
Population 528 254 274
Child (0-6) 103 57 46
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 519 248 271
Literacy 44.71 % 43.65 % 45.61 %
Total Workers 194 117 77
Main Worker 190 - -
Marginal Worker 4 1 3

Caste Factor

In Mawkasiang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.30 % of total population in Mawkasiang village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawkasiang village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawkasiang village out of total population, 194 were engaged in work activities. 97.94 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.06 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 194 workers engaged in Main Work, 42 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 were Agricultural labourer.