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Mawhiang Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawhiang is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 147 families residing. The Mawhiang village has population of 839 of which 439 are males while 400 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawhiang village population of children with age 0-6 is 183 which makes up 21.81 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawhiang village is 911 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawhiang as per census is 794, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawhiang village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawhiang village was 70.27 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawhiang Male literacy stands at 74.18 % while female literacy rate was 66.14 %.

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

Mawhiang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 147 - -
Population 839 439 400
Child (0-6) 183 102 81
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 810 426 384
Literacy 70.27 % 74.18 % 66.14 %
Total Workers 466 237 229
Main Worker 258 - -
Marginal Worker 208 64 144

Caste Factor

In Mawhiang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 96.54 % of total population in Mawhiang village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawhiang village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawhiang village out of total population, 466 were engaged in work activities. 55.36 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.64 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 466 workers engaged in Main Work, 129 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23 were Agricultural labourer.