Umshiak Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Umshiak is a medium size village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 163 families residing. The Umshiak village has population of 935 of which 469 are males while 466 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Umshiak village population of children with age 0-6 is 167 which makes up 17.86 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Umshiak village is 994 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Umshiak as per census is 1062, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Umshiak village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Umshiak village was 86.07 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Umshiak Male literacy stands at 88.66 % while female literacy rate was 83.42 %.

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

Umshiak Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 163 - -
Population 935 469 466
Child (0-6) 167 81 86
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 934 468 466
Literacy 86.07 % 88.66 % 83.42 %
Total Workers 355 221 134
Main Worker 76 - -
Marginal Worker 279 150 129

Caste Factor

In Umshiak village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.89 % of total population in Umshiak village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Umshiak village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Umshiak village out of total population, 355 were engaged in work activities. 21.41 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 78.59 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 355 workers engaged in Main Work, 63 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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