Mawsaw Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawsaw is a medium size village located in Mawkyrwat Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 118 families residing. The Mawsaw village has population of 685 of which 347 are males while 338 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawsaw village population of children with age 0-6 is 178 which makes up 25.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawsaw village is 974 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawsaw as per census is 854, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawsaw village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawsaw village was 52.47 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawsaw Male literacy stands at 52.19 % while female literacy rate was 52.73 %.

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

Mawsaw Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 118 - -
Population 685 347 338
Child (0-6) 178 96 82
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 684 347 337
Literacy 52.47 % 52.19 % 52.73 %
Total Workers 301 156 145
Main Worker 292 - -
Marginal Worker 9 5 4

Caste Factor

In Mawsaw village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.85 % of total population in Mawsaw village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawsaw village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawsaw village out of total population, 301 were engaged in work activities. 97.01 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 2.99 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 301 workers engaged in Main Work, 277 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