Nongkharai Population - Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya

Nongkharai is a medium size village located in Thadlaskein Block of Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya with total 60 families residing. The Nongkharai village has population of 272 of which 145 are males while 127 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nongkharai village population of children with age 0-6 is 83 which makes up 30.51 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nongkharai village is 876 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Nongkharai as per census is 976, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Nongkharai village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Nongkharai village was 44.44 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Nongkharai Male literacy stands at 35.92 % while female literacy rate was 54.65 %.

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

Nongkharai Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 60 - -
Population 272 145 127
Child (0-6) 83 42 41
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 266 142 124
Literacy 44.44 % 35.92 % 54.65 %
Total Workers 141 80 61
Main Worker 135 - -
Marginal Worker 6 4 2

Caste Factor

In Nongkharai village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 97.79 % of total population in Nongkharai village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Nongkharai village of Jaintia Hills.

Work Profile

In Nongkharai village out of total population, 141 were engaged in work activities. 95.74 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.26 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 141 workers engaged in Main Work, 91 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149