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Umsaw Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Umsaw is a medium size village located in Mylliem Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 140 families residing. The Umsaw village has population of 760 of which 375 are males while 385 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Umsaw village population of children with age 0-6 is 165 which makes up 21.71 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Umsaw village is 1027 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Umsaw as per census is 964, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Umsaw village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Umsaw village was 67.06 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Umsaw Male literacy stands at 65.29 % while female literacy rate was 68.75 %.

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

Umsaw Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 140 - -
Population 760 375 385
Child (0-6) 165 84 81
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 758 374 384
Literacy 67.06 % 65.29 % 68.75 %
Total Workers 369 196 173
Main Worker 364 - -
Marginal Worker 5 3 2

Caste Factor

In Umsaw village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.74 % of total population in Umsaw village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Umsaw village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Umsaw village out of total population, 369 were engaged in work activities. 98.64 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 1.36 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 369 workers engaged in Main Work, 255 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 45 were Agricultural labourer.