Sohkyllam Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Sohkyllam is a medium size village located in Mawkyrwat Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 89 families residing. The Sohkyllam village has population of 582 of which 294 are males while 288 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sohkyllam village population of children with age 0-6 is 130 which makes up 22.34 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sohkyllam village is 980 which is lower than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Sohkyllam as per census is 1000, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Sohkyllam village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Sohkyllam village was 85.84 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Sohkyllam Male literacy stands at 86.46 % while female literacy rate was 85.20 %.

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

Sohkyllam Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 89 - -
Population 582 294 288
Child (0-6) 130 65 65
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 577 290 287
Literacy 85.84 % 86.46 % 85.20 %
Total Workers 163 98 65
Main Worker 158 - -
Marginal Worker 5 1 4

Caste Factor

In Sohkyllam village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.14 % of total population in Sohkyllam village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Sohkyllam village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Sohkyllam village out of total population, 163 were engaged in work activities. 96.93 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.07 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 163 workers engaged in Main Work, 11 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24 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