Sohma Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Sohma is a medium size village located in Mawkyrwat Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 113 families residing. The Sohma village has population of 648 of which 320 are males while 328 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sohma village population of children with age 0-6 is 185 which makes up 28.55 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sohma village is 1025 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Sohma as per census is 1126, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Sohma village has lower literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Sohma village was 38.44 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Sohma Male literacy stands at 38.63 % while female literacy rate was 38.26 %.

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

Sohma Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 113 - -
Population 648 320 328
Child (0-6) 185 87 98
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 644 319 325
Literacy 38.44 % 38.63 % 38.26 %
Total Workers 263 129 134
Main Worker 108 - -
Marginal Worker 155 46 109

Caste Factor

In Sohma village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.38 % of total population in Sohma village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Sohma village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Sohma village out of total population, 263 were engaged in work activities. 41.06 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 58.94 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 263 workers engaged in Main Work, 107 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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