Porshieh Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Porshieh is a small village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 30 families residing. The Porshieh village has population of 146 of which 81 are males while 65 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Porshieh village population of children with age 0-6 is 37 which makes up 25.34 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Porshieh village is 802 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Porshieh as per census is 682, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Porshieh village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Porshieh village was 94.50 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Porshieh Male literacy stands at 98.31 % while female literacy rate was 90.00 %.

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

Porshieh Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 30 - -
Population 146 81 65
Child (0-6) 37 22 15
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 144 79 65
Literacy 94.50 % 98.31 % 90.00 %
Total Workers 92 48 44
Main Worker 65 - -
Marginal Worker 27 13 14

Caste Factor

In Porshieh village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.63 % of total population in Porshieh village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Porshieh village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Porshieh village out of total population, 92 were engaged in work activities. 70.65 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.35 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 92 workers engaged in Main Work, 31 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30 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