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Nongkriah Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Nongkriah is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 57 families residing. The Nongkriah village has population of 293 of which 151 are males while 142 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nongkriah village population of children with age 0-6 is 66 which makes up 22.53 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nongkriah village is 940 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Nongkriah as per census is 1000, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Nongkriah village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Nongkriah village was 31.72 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Nongkriah Male literacy stands at 38.98 % while female literacy rate was 23.85 %.

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

Nongkriah Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 57 - -
Population 293 151 142
Child (0-6) 66 33 33
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 125 68 57
Literacy 31.72 % 38.98 % 23.85 %
Total Workers 77 67 10
Main Worker 8 - -
Marginal Worker 69 59 10

Caste Factor

In Nongkriah village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 42.66 % of total population in Nongkriah village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Nongkriah village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Nongkriah village out of total population, 77 were engaged in work activities. 10.39 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 89.61 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 77 workers engaged in Main Work, 4 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.