Upper Kijiang Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Upper Kijiang is a small village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 24 families residing. The Upper Kijiang village has population of 140 of which 69 are males while 71 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Upper Kijiang village population of children with age 0-6 is 25 which makes up 17.86 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Upper Kijiang village is 1029 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Upper Kijiang as per census is 1083, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Upper Kijiang village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Upper Kijiang village was 93.04 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Upper Kijiang Male literacy stands at 94.74 % while female literacy rate was 91.38 %.

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

Upper Kijiang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 24 - -
Population 140 69 71
Child (0-6) 25 12 13
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 135 67 68
Literacy 93.04 % 94.74 % 91.38 %
Total Workers 57 32 25
Main Worker 30 - -
Marginal Worker 27 4 23

Caste Factor

In Upper Kijiang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 96.43 % of total population in Upper Kijiang village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Upper Kijiang village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Upper Kijiang village out of total population, 57 were engaged in work activities. 52.63 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.37 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 57 workers engaged in Main Work, 27 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 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