Photjalei Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Photjalei is a small village located in Mawkyrwat Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 20 families residing. The Photjalei village has population of 105 of which 45 are males while 60 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Photjalei village population of children with age 0-6 is 15 which makes up 14.29 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Photjalei village is 1333 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Photjalei as per census is 1500, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Photjalei village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Photjalei village was 84.44 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Photjalei Male literacy stands at 82.05 % while female literacy rate was 86.27 %.

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

Photjalei Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 20 - -
Population 105 45 60
Child (0-6) 15 6 9
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 105 45 60
Literacy 84.44 % 82.05 % 86.27 %
Total Workers 46 23 23
Main Worker 31 - -
Marginal Worker 15 1 14

Caste Factor

In Photjalei village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 100.00 % of total population in Photjalei village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Photjalei village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Photjalei village out of total population, 46 were engaged in work activities. 67.39 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.61 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 46 workers engaged in Main Work, 19 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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