Rikhen Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Rikhen is a medium size village located in Mairang Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 122 families residing. The Rikhen village has population of 624 of which 320 are males while 304 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Rikhen village population of children with age 0-6 is 133 which makes up 21.31 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Rikhen village is 950 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Rikhen as per census is 773, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Rikhen village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Rikhen village was 83.91 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Rikhen Male literacy stands at 82.45 % while female literacy rate was 85.37 %.

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

Rikhen Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 122 - -
Population 624 320 304
Child (0-6) 133 75 58
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 623 319 304
Literacy 83.91 % 82.45 % 85.37 %
Total Workers 209 158 51
Main Worker 140 - -
Marginal Worker 69 40 29

Caste Factor

In Rikhen village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.84 % of total population in Rikhen village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Rikhen village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Rikhen village out of total population, 209 were engaged in work activities. 66.99 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.01 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 209 workers engaged in Main Work, 103 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 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