Sakwang Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Sakwang is a medium size village located in Mawkyrwat Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 235 families residing. The Sakwang village has population of 1395 of which 665 are males while 730 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sakwang village population of children with age 0-6 is 313 which makes up 22.44 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sakwang village is 1098 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Sakwang as per census is 1252, higher than Meghalaya average of 970.

Sakwang village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Sakwang village was 78.00 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Sakwang Male literacy stands at 76.24 % while female literacy rate was 79.68 %.

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

Sakwang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 235 - -
Population 1,395 665 730
Child (0-6) 313 139 174
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 1,391 663 728
Literacy 78.00 % 76.24 % 79.68 %
Total Workers 518 259 259
Main Worker 99 - -
Marginal Worker 419 206 213

Caste Factor

In Sakwang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.71 % of total population in Sakwang village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Sakwang village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Sakwang village out of total population, 518 were engaged in work activities. 19.11 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 80.89 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 518 workers engaged in Main Work, 14 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 59 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