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Khaikuna Population - East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Khaikuna is a small village located in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 25 families residing. The Khaikuna village has population of 126 of which 66 are males while 60 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Khaikuna village population of children with age 0-6 is 39 which makes up 30.95 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Khaikuna village is 909 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Khaikuna as per census is 773, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Khaikuna village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Khaikuna village was 43.68 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Khaikuna Male literacy stands at 52.27 % while female literacy rate was 34.88 %.

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

Khaikuna Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 25 - -
Population 126 66 60
Child (0-6) 39 22 17
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 123 64 59
Literacy 43.68 % 52.27 % 34.88 %
Total Workers 34 27 7
Main Worker 22 - -
Marginal Worker 12 7 5

Caste Factor

In Khaikuna village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 97.62 % of total population in Khaikuna village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Khaikuna village of East Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Khaikuna village out of total population, 34 were engaged in work activities. 64.71 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.29 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 34 workers engaged in Main Work, 13 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.