Jakhong Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Jakhong is a medium size village located in Mairang Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 121 families residing. The Jakhong village has population of 696 of which 362 are males while 334 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Jakhong village population of children with age 0-6 is 190 which makes up 27.30 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Jakhong village is 923 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Jakhong as per census is 727, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Jakhong village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Jakhong village was 93.48 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Jakhong Male literacy stands at 95.63 % while female literacy rate was 91.34 %.

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

Jakhong Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 121 - -
Population 696 362 334
Child (0-6) 190 110 80
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 689 360 329
Literacy 93.48 % 95.63 % 91.34 %
Total Workers 295 150 145
Main Worker 287 - -
Marginal Worker 8 3 5

Caste Factor

In Jakhong village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.99 % of total population in Jakhong village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Jakhong village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Jakhong village out of total population, 295 were engaged in work activities. 97.29 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.71 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 295 workers engaged in Main Work, 284 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