Mawsaw Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawsaw is a medium size village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 62 families residing. The Mawsaw village has population of 332 of which 172 are males while 160 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawsaw village population of children with age 0-6 is 85 which makes up 25.60 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawsaw village is 930 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawsaw as per census is 932, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawsaw village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawsaw village was 52.23 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawsaw Male literacy stands at 46.09 % while female literacy rate was 58.82 %.

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

Mawsaw Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 62 - -
Population 332 172 160
Child (0-6) 85 44 41
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 331 171 160
Literacy 52.23 % 46.09 % 58.82 %
Total Workers 137 69 68
Main Worker 127 - -
Marginal Worker 10 2 8

Caste Factor

In Mawsaw village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.70 % of total population in Mawsaw village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawsaw village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawsaw village out of total population, 137 were engaged in work activities. 92.70 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.30 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 137 workers engaged in Main Work, 118 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 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