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Dewsawlia Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Dewsawlia is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 67 families residing. The Dewsawlia village has population of 343 of which 172 are males while 171 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dewsawlia village population of children with age 0-6 is 61 which makes up 17.78 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dewsawlia village is 994 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Dewsawlia as per census is 848, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Dewsawlia village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Dewsawlia village was 98.23 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Dewsawlia Male literacy stands at 98.56 % while female literacy rate was 97.90 %.

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

Dewsawlia Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 67 - -
Population 343 172 171
Child (0-6) 61 33 28
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 343 172 171
Literacy 98.23 % 98.56 % 97.90 %
Total Workers 128 86 42
Main Worker 122 - -
Marginal Worker 6 4 2

Caste Factor

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

Work Profile

In Dewsawlia village out of total population, 128 were engaged in work activities. 95.31 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.69 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 128 workers engaged in Main Work, 29 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 55 were Agricultural labourer.