Songsak Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Songsak is a medium size village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 133 families residing. The Songsak village has population of 686 of which 336 are males while 350 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Songsak village population of children with age 0-6 is 199 which makes up 29.01 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Songsak village is 1042 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Songsak as per census is 990, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Songsak village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Songsak village was 61.19 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Songsak Male literacy stands at 70.76 % while female literacy rate was 52.19 %.

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

Songsak Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 133 - -
Population 686 336 350
Child (0-6) 199 100 99
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 685 336 349
Literacy 61.19 % 70.76 % 52.19 %
Total Workers 169 144 25
Main Worker 134 - -
Marginal Worker 35 29 6

Caste Factor

In Songsak village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.85 % of total population in Songsak village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Songsak village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Songsak village out of total population, 169 were engaged in work activities. 79.29 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.71 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 169 workers engaged in Main Work, 124 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 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