Nongum Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Nongum is a medium size village located in Mairang Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 153 families residing. The Nongum village has population of 765 of which 373 are males while 392 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nongum village population of children with age 0-6 is 139 which makes up 18.17 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nongum village is 1051 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Nongum as per census is 716, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Nongum village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Nongum village was 96.49 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Nongum Male literacy stands at 96.23 % while female literacy rate was 96.71 %.

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

Nongum Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 153 - -
Population 765 373 392
Child (0-6) 139 81 58
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 756 371 385
Literacy 96.49 % 96.23 % 96.71 %
Total Workers 357 180 177
Main Worker 320 - -
Marginal Worker 37 18 19

Caste Factor

In Nongum village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.82 % of total population in Nongum village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Nongum village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Nongum village out of total population, 357 were engaged in work activities. 89.64 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.36 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 357 workers engaged in Main Work, 283 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