Aswit Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Aswit is a small village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 23 families residing. The Aswit village has population of 148 of which 76 are males while 72 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Aswit village population of children with age 0-6 is 41 which makes up 27.70 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Aswit village is 947 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Aswit as per census is 952, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Aswit village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Aswit village was 79.44 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Aswit Male literacy stands at 89.09 % while female literacy rate was 69.23 %.

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

Aswit Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 23 - -
Population 148 76 72
Child (0-6) 41 21 20
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 148 76 72
Literacy 79.44 % 89.09 % 69.23 %
Total Workers 60 35 25
Main Worker 30 - -
Marginal Worker 30 5 25

Caste Factor

In Aswit village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Aswit village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Aswit village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Aswit village out of total population, 60 were engaged in work activities. 50.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 60 workers engaged in Main Work, 29 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