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Pongkung Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Pongkung is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 187 families residing. The Pongkung village has population of 1081 of which 546 are males while 535 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pongkung village population of children with age 0-6 is 234 which makes up 21.65 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pongkung village is 980 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Pongkung as per census is 872, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Pongkung village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Pongkung village was 88.67 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Pongkung Male literacy stands at 91.69 % while female literacy rate was 85.68 %.

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

Pongkung Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 187 - -
Population 1,081 546 535
Child (0-6) 234 125 109
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,072 540 532
Literacy 88.67 % 91.69 % 85.68 %
Total Workers 369 215 154
Main Worker 291 - -
Marginal Worker 78 20 58

Caste Factor

In Pongkung village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.17 % of total population in Pongkung village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Pongkung village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Pongkung village out of total population, 369 were engaged in work activities. 78.86 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.14 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 369 workers engaged in Main Work, 32 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 156 were Agricultural labourer.