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Mawkhar Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawkhar is a medium size village located in Mylliem Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 160 families residing. The Mawkhar village has population of 757 of which 379 are males while 378 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawkhar village population of children with age 0-6 is 162 which makes up 21.40 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawkhar village is 997 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawkhar as per census is 841, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawkhar village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawkhar village was 64.37 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawkhar Male literacy stands at 60.14 % while female literacy rate was 68.42 %.

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

Mawkhar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 160 - -
Population 757 379 378
Child (0-6) 162 88 74
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 756 379 377
Literacy 64.37 % 60.14 % 68.42 %
Total Workers 546 268 278
Main Worker 299 - -
Marginal Worker 247 129 118

Caste Factor

In Mawkhar village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.87 % of total population in Mawkhar village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawkhar village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawkhar village out of total population, 546 were engaged in work activities. 54.76 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.24 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 546 workers engaged in Main Work, 213 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 47 were Agricultural labourer.