Kharew Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Kharew is a medium size village located in Mawkyrwat Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 48 families residing. The Kharew village has population of 251 of which 134 are males while 117 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kharew village population of children with age 0-6 is 71 which makes up 28.29 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kharew village is 873 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Kharew as per census is 690, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Kharew village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Kharew village was 78.33 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Kharew Male literacy stands at 76.09 % while female literacy rate was 80.68 %.

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

Kharew Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 48 - -
Population 251 134 117
Child (0-6) 71 42 29
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 248 132 116
Literacy 78.33 % 76.09 % 80.68 %
Total Workers 108 56 52
Main Worker 52 - -
Marginal Worker 56 14 42

Caste Factor

In Kharew village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.80 % of total population in Kharew village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kharew village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Kharew village out of total population, 108 were engaged in work activities. 48.15 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.85 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 108 workers engaged in Main Work, 36 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