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Baniun Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Baniun is a medium size village located in Mylliem Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 261 families residing. The Baniun village has population of 1310 of which 657 are males while 653 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Baniun village population of children with age 0-6 is 250 which makes up 19.08 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Baniun village is 994 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Baniun as per census is 866, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Baniun village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Baniun village was 90.09 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Baniun Male literacy stands at 89.29 % while female literacy rate was 90.88 %.

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

Baniun Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 261 - -
Population 1,310 657 653
Child (0-6) 250 134 116
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,308 655 653
Literacy 90.09 % 89.29 % 90.88 %
Total Workers 491 304 187
Main Worker 484 - -
Marginal Worker 7 4 3

Caste Factor

In Baniun village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.85 % of total population in Baniun village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Baniun village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Baniun village out of total population, 491 were engaged in work activities. 98.57 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.43 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 491 workers engaged in Main Work, 75 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29 were Agricultural labourer.