Photjalei Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Photjalei is a medium size village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 45 families residing. The Photjalei village has population of 254 of which 126 are males while 128 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Photjalei village population of children with age 0-6 is 64 which makes up 25.20 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Photjalei village is 1016 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Photjalei as per census is 730, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Photjalei village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Photjalei village was 78.42 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Photjalei Male literacy stands at 82.02 % while female literacy rate was 75.25 %.

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

Photjalei Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 45 - -
Population 254 126 128
Child (0-6) 64 37 27
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 254 126 128
Literacy 78.42 % 82.02 % 75.25 %
Total Workers 186 92 94
Main Worker 51 - -
Marginal Worker 135 47 88

Caste Factor

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

Work Profile

In Photjalei village out of total population, 186 were engaged in work activities. 27.42 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 72.58 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 186 workers engaged in Main Work, 43 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 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