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Weisohpieng Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Weisohpieng is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 50 families residing. The Weisohpieng village has population of 291 of which 150 are males while 141 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Weisohpieng village population of children with age 0-6 is 70 which makes up 24.05 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Weisohpieng village is 940 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Weisohpieng as per census is 944, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Weisohpieng village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Weisohpieng village was 42.99 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Weisohpieng Male literacy stands at 49.12 % while female literacy rate was 36.45 %.

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

Weisohpieng Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 50 - -
Population 291 150 141
Child (0-6) 70 36 34
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 285 146 139
Literacy 42.99 % 49.12 % 36.45 %
Total Workers 121 62 59
Main Worker 56 - -
Marginal Worker 65 12 53

Caste Factor

In Weisohpieng village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 97.94 % of total population in Weisohpieng village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Weisohpieng village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Weisohpieng village out of total population, 121 were engaged in work activities. 46.28 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.72 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 121 workers engaged in Main Work, 28 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23 were Agricultural labourer.