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Laitjem Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Laitjem is a medium size village located in Mylliem Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 251 families residing. The Laitjem village has population of 1359 of which 653 are males while 706 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Laitjem village population of children with age 0-6 is 236 which makes up 17.37 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Laitjem village is 1081 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Laitjem as per census is 1034, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Laitjem village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Laitjem village was 91.99 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Laitjem Male literacy stands at 91.06 % while female literacy rate was 92.83 %.

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

Laitjem Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 251 - -
Population 1,359 653 706
Child (0-6) 236 116 120
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,352 650 702
Literacy 91.99 % 91.06 % 92.83 %
Total Workers 474 324 150
Main Worker 409 - -
Marginal Worker 65 46 19

Caste Factor

In Laitjem village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.48 % of total population in Laitjem village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Laitjem village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Laitjem village out of total population, 474 were engaged in work activities. 86.29 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.71 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 474 workers engaged in Main Work, 181 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 104 were Agricultural labourer.