Awiak Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Awiak is a medium size village located in Mawshynrut Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 47 families residing. The Awiak village has population of 257 of which 119 are males while 138 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Awiak village population of children with age 0-6 is 65 which makes up 25.29 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Awiak village is 1160 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Awiak as per census is 1097, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Awiak village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Awiak village was 72.40 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Awiak Male literacy stands at 80.68 % while female literacy rate was 65.38 %.

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

Awiak Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 47 - -
Population 257 119 138
Child (0-6) 65 31 34
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 256 118 138
Literacy 72.40 % 80.68 % 65.38 %
Total Workers 67 49 18
Main Worker 57 - -
Marginal Worker 10 4 6

Caste Factor

In Awiak village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.61 % of total population in Awiak village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Awiak village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Awiak village out of total population, 67 were engaged in work activities. 85.07 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.93 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 67 workers engaged in Main Work, 42 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5 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