Pungsaniang Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Pungsaniang is a medium size village located in Mairang Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 89 families residing. The Pungsaniang village has population of 585 of which 304 are males while 281 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Pungsaniang village population of children with age 0-6 is 137 which makes up 23.42 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Pungsaniang village is 924 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Pungsaniang as per census is 1108, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Pungsaniang village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Pungsaniang village was 87.28 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Pungsaniang Male literacy stands at 88.28 % while female literacy rate was 86.12 %.

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

Pungsaniang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 89 - -
Population 585 304 281
Child (0-6) 137 65 72
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 583 304 279
Literacy 87.28 % 88.28 % 86.12 %
Total Workers 239 134 105
Main Worker 198 - -
Marginal Worker 41 22 19

Caste Factor

In Pungsaniang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.66 % of total population in Pungsaniang village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Pungsaniang village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Pungsaniang village out of total population, 239 were engaged in work activities. 82.85 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.15 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 239 workers engaged in Main Work, 111 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 73 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