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Nongwah Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Nongwah is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 124 families residing. The Nongwah village has population of 685 of which 335 are males while 350 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nongwah village population of children with age 0-6 is 173 which makes up 25.26 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nongwah village is 1045 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Nongwah as per census is 1218, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Nongwah village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Nongwah village was 85.55 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Nongwah Male literacy stands at 86.38 % while female literacy rate was 84.71 %.

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

Nongwah Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 124 - -
Population 685 335 350
Child (0-6) 173 78 95
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 685 335 350
Literacy 85.55 % 86.38 % 84.71 %
Total Workers 530 265 265
Main Worker 6 - -
Marginal Worker 524 261 263

Caste Factor

In Nongwah village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Nongwah village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Nongwah village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Nongwah village out of total population, 530 were engaged in work activities. 1.13 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 98.87 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 530 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.