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Mawkasain Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawkasain is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 127 families residing. The Mawkasain village has population of 698 of which 347 are males while 351 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawkasain village population of children with age 0-6 is 184 which makes up 26.36 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawkasain village is 1012 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawkasain as per census is 1140, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawkasain village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawkasain village was 86.96 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawkasain Male literacy stands at 91.95 % while female literacy rate was 81.82 %.

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

Mawkasain Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 127 - -
Population 698 347 351
Child (0-6) 184 86 98
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 697 346 351
Literacy 86.96 % 91.95 % 81.82 %
Total Workers 188 149 39
Main Worker 101 - -
Marginal Worker 87 66 21

Caste Factor

In Mawkasain village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.86 % of total population in Mawkasain village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawkasain village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawkasain village out of total population, 188 were engaged in work activities. 53.72 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.28 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 188 workers engaged in Main Work, 43 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 45 were Agricultural labourer.