Mawten Population - West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Mawten is a large village located in Mawkyrwat Block of West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya with total 347 families residing. The Mawten village has population of 2268 of which 1096 are males while 1172 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mawten village population of children with age 0-6 is 443 which makes up 19.53 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mawten village is 1069 which is higher than Meghalaya state average of 989. Child Sex Ratio for the Mawten as per census is 918, lower than Meghalaya average of 970.

Mawten village has higher literacy rate compared to Meghalaya. In 2011, literacy rate of Mawten village was 90.58 % compared to 74.43 % of Meghalaya. In Mawten Male literacy stands at 90.29 % while female literacy rate was 90.83 %.

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

Mawten Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 347 - -
Population 2,268 1,096 1,172
Child (0-6) 443 231 212
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 2,260 1,093 1,167
Literacy 90.58 % 90.29 % 90.83 %
Total Workers 761 397 364
Main Worker 336 - -
Marginal Worker 425 148 277

Caste Factor

In Mawten village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.65 % of total population in Mawten village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Mawten village of West Khasi Hills.

Work Profile

In Mawten village out of total population, 761 were engaged in work activities. 44.15 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.85 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 761 workers engaged in Main Work, 40 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 133 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