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Chirakatta Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Chirakatta is a medium size village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 116 families residing. The Chirakatta village has population of 570 of which 313 are males while 257 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chirakatta village population of children with age 0-6 is 117 which makes up 20.53 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chirakatta village is 821 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Chirakatta as per census is 1167, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Chirakatta village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Chirakatta village was 38.85 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Chirakatta Male literacy stands at 53.28 % while female literacy rate was 19.59 %.

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

Chirakatta Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 116 - -
Population 570 313 257
Child (0-6) 117 54 63
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 545 298 247
Literacy 38.85 % 53.28 % 19.59 %
Total Workers 350 198 152
Main Worker 142 - -
Marginal Worker 208 87 121

Caste Factor

In Chirakatta village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 95.61 % of total population in Chirakatta village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chirakatta village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Chirakatta village out of total population, 350 were engaged in work activities. 40.57 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.43 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 350 workers engaged in Main Work, 4 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.