East Garo Hills District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Meghalaya) - Census 2011

East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya has total population of 317,917 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 161,223 are males while 156,694 are females. In 2011 there were total 58,328 families residing in East Garo Hills district. The Average Sex Ratio of East Garo Hills district is 972.

East Garo Hills district, Meghalaya

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.9% people lives in Urban areas while 86.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.2% while that in the rural areas is 71.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in East Garo Hills district is 968 while that of Rural areas is 973.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in East Garo Hills district is 58071 which is 18% of the total population. There are 29328 male children and 28743 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of East Garo Hills is 980 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (972) of East Garo Hills district.

The total literacy rate of East Garo Hills district is 73.95%. The male literacy rate is 63.58% and the female literacy rate is 57.2% in East Garo Hills district.

Population
317,917
Literacy
73.95%
Sex Ratio
972

To facilitate the administration, East Garo Hills district is further divided into 5 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

East Garo Hills Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about East Garo Hills district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 58,071 29,328 28,743
Literacy 73.95% 63.58% 57.2%
Scheduled Caste 509 304 205
Scheduled Tribe 305,180 153,861 151,319
Illiterate 125,770 58,710 67,060

Caste-wise Population - East Garo Hills district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 96% of total population in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 509 304 205
Schedule Tribe 305,180 153,861 151,319

Religion-wise Population - East Garo Hills district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 17,272 (5.43%) 9,225 8,047
Muslim 3,359 (1.06%) 1,851 1,508
Christian 289,708 (91.13%) 146,302 143,406
Sikh 56 (0.02%) 33 23
Buddhist 1,004 (0.32%) 527 477
Jain 38 (0.01%) 20 18
Other Religion 5,617 (1.77%) 2,872 2,745
No Religion Specified 863 (0.27%) 393 470

Literacy Rate - East Garo Hills district

The total literacy rate of East Garo Hills district was 73.95% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 192,147 literates, males were 102,513 while females were 89,634. Also the male literacy rate was 77.72% and the female literacy rate was 70.05% in East Garo Hills district.

  East Garo Hills district Meghalaya
Female 70.05% 72.89%
Male 77.72% 75.95%
Total 73.95% 74.43%

Sex Ratio - East Garo Hills district

The Sex Ratio of East Garo Hills district is 972 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 972 females in East Garo Hills district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 980 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 972 ) of East Garo Hills district.


Population Density - East Garo Hills district

The total area of East Garo Hills district is 2,603 km2. Thus the density of East Garo Hills district is 122 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 25 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,578 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - East Garo Hills district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of East Garo Hills, 13.9% people lived in urban regions while 86.1% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 44,192 out of which 22,460 were males while remaining 21,732 were females. In rural areas of East Garo Hills, male population was 138,763 while female population was 134,962.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of East Garo Hills was 968 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in East Garo Hills was 1,027 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of East Garo Hills were 6,206 which is 14.04% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of East Garo Hills was 973 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in East Garo Hills was 975 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in East Garo Hills for urban regions was 90.18 percent in which males were 91.8% literate while female literacy stood at 88.48%. The total literate population of East Garo Hills was 192,147. Similarly in rural areas of East Garo Hills, the average literacy rate was 71.17 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.3% and 66.92% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of East Garo Hills were 157,893.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.1% 13.9%
Total population 273,725 44,192
Male population 138,763 22,460
Female population 134,962 21,732
Sex ratio 973 968
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 975 1,027
Child population 51,865 6,206
Literates 157,893 34,254
Average literacy 71.17% 90.18%
Male literacy 75.3% 91.8%
Female literacy 66.92% 88.48%

Child Population - East Garo Hills district

According to Census 2011, there were 58,071 children between age 0 to 6 years in East Garo Hills district. Out of which 29,328 were male while 28,743 were female.


Working Population - East Garo Hills district

In East Garo Hills district out of total population, 126,073 were engaged in work activities. 66.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 126,073 workers engaged in Main Work, 55,156 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,054 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 83,936 56,056 27,880
Cultivators 55,156 35,812 19,344
Agriculture Labourer 8,054 4,847 3,207
Household Industries 1,240 613 627
Other Workers 19,486 14,784 4,702
Marginal Workers 42,137 16,206 25,931
Non Working 191,844 88,961 102,883

East Garo Hills district Map


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