Dewsaw Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Dewsaw is a medium size village located in Mairang Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 46 families residing. The Dewsaw village has population of 260 of which 138 are males while 122 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Dewsaw village population of children with age 0-6 is 73 which makes up 28.08 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Dewsaw village is 884 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Dewsaw as per census is 738, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Dewsaw village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Dewsaw village was 89.84 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Dewsaw Male literacy stands at 84.38 % while female literacy rate was 95.60 %.

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

Dewsaw Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 46 - -
Population 260 138 122
Child (0-6) 73 42 31
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 257 135 122
Literacy 89.84 % 84.38 % 95.60 %
Total Workers 101 48 53
Main Worker 70 - -
Marginal Worker 31 7 24

Caste Factor

In Dewsaw village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.85 % of total population in Dewsaw village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Dewsaw village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Dewsaw village out of total population, 101 were engaged in work activities. 69.31 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.69 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 101 workers engaged in Main Work, 59 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10 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