Mawkhar Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawkhar is a medium size village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 55 families residing. The Mawkhar village has population of 360 of which 183 are males while 177 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawkhar village population of children with age 0-6 is 79 which makes up 21.94 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawkhar village is 967 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawkhar as per census is 975, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawkhar village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawkhar village was 42.70 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawkhar Male literacy stands at 44.06 % while female literacy rate was 41.30 %.

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

Mawkhar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 55 - -
Population 360 183 177
Child (0-6) 79 40 39
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 357 180 177
Literacy 42.70 % 44.06 % 41.30 %
Total Workers 108 89 19
Main Worker 66 - -
Marginal Worker 42 29 13

Caste Factor

In Mawkhar village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.17 % of total population in Mawkhar village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawkhar village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawkhar village out of total population, 108 were engaged in work activities. 61.11 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.89 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 108 workers engaged in Main Work, 63 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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