Poriu Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Poriu is a small village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 38 families residing. The Poriu village has population of 197 of which 96 are males while 101 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Poriu village population of children with age 0-6 is 46 which makes up 23.35 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poriu village is 1052 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Poriu as per census is 840, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Poriu village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Poriu village was 76.16 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Poriu Male literacy stands at 78.87 % while female literacy rate was 73.75 %.

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

Poriu Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 38 - -
Population 197 96 101
Child (0-6) 46 25 21
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 196 96 100
Literacy 76.16 % 78.87 % 73.75 %
Total Workers 122 62 60
Main Worker 108 - -
Marginal Worker 14 5 9

Caste Factor

In Poriu village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.49 % of total population in Poriu village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Poriu village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Poriu village out of total population, 122 were engaged in work activities. 88.52 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.48 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 122 workers engaged in Main Work, 21 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 84 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