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

East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya has total population of 825,922 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 410,749 are males while 415,173 are females. In 2011 there were total 164,046 families residing in East Khasi Hills district. The Average Sex Ratio of East Khasi Hills district is 1,011.

East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 44.4% people lives in Urban areas while 55.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.4% while that in the rural areas is 77.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in East Khasi Hills district is 1,010 while that of Rural areas is 1,011.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in East Khasi Hills district is 139055 which is 17% of the total population. There are 70805 male children and 68250 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of East Khasi Hills is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,011) of East Khasi Hills district.

The total literacy rate of East Khasi Hills district is 84.15%. The male literacy rate is 69.94% and the female literacy rate is 70.03% in East Khasi Hills district.

Population
825,922
Literacy
84.15%
Sex Ratio
1,011

To facilitate the administration, East Khasi Hills district is further divided into 8 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

East Khasi Hills Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 139,055 70,805 68,250
Literacy 84.15% 69.94% 70.03%
Scheduled Caste 5,642 2,924 2,718
Scheduled Tribe 661,158 320,048 341,110
Illiterate 247,892 123,479 124,413

Caste-wise Population - East Khasi Hills district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 80.1% of total population in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,642 2,924 2,718
Schedule Tribe 661,158 320,048 341,110

Religion-wise Population - East Khasi Hills district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 144,935 (17.55%) 78,855 66,080
Muslim 14,185 (1.72%) 8,244 5,941
Christian 543,394 (65.79%) 261,708 281,686
Sikh 2,495 (0.3%) 1,291 1,204
Buddhist 3,111 (0.38%) 1,632 1,479
Jain 303 (0.04%) 156 147
Other Religion 115,597 (14%) 57,890 57,707
No Religion Specified 1,902 (0.23%) 973 929

Literacy Rate - East Khasi Hills district

The total literacy rate of East Khasi Hills district was 84.15% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 578,030 literates, males were 287,270 while females were 290,760. Also the male literacy rate was 84.51% and the female literacy rate was 83.81% in East Khasi Hills district.

  East Khasi Hills district Meghalaya
Female 83.81% 72.89%
Male 84.51% 75.95%
Total 84.15% 74.43%

Sex Ratio - East Khasi Hills district

The Sex Ratio of East Khasi Hills district is 1,011 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,011 females in East Khasi Hills district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,011 ) of East Khasi Hills district.


Population Density - East Khasi Hills district

The total area of East Khasi Hills district is 2,748 km2. Thus the density of East Khasi Hills district is 301 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 69 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,679 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - East Khasi Hills district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of East Khasi Hills, 44.37% people lived in urban regions while 55.63% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 366,481 out of which 182,340 were males while remaining 184,141 were females. In rural areas of East Khasi Hills, male population was 228,409 while female population was 231,032.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of East Khasi Hills was 1,010 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in East Khasi Hills was 937 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of East Khasi Hills were 43,727 which is 11.93% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of East Khasi Hills was 1,011 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in East Khasi Hills was 976 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in East Khasi Hills for urban regions was 91.41 percent in which males were 93.28% literate while female literacy stood at 89.58%. The total literate population of East Khasi Hills was 578,030. Similarly in rural areas of East Khasi Hills, the average literacy rate was 77.73 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.73% and 78.7% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of East Khasi Hills were 283,008.

Rural Urban
Population % 55.63% 44.37%
Total population 459,441 366,481
Male population 228,409 182,340
Female population 231,032 184,141
Sex ratio 1,011 1,010
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 976 937
Child population 95,328 43,727
Literates 283,008 295,022
Average literacy 77.73% 91.41%
Male literacy 76.73% 93.28%
Female literacy 78.7% 89.58%

Child Population - East Khasi Hills district

According to Census 2011, there were 139,055 children between age 0 to 6 years in East Khasi Hills district. Out of which 70,805 were male while 68,250 were female.


Working Population - East Khasi Hills district

In East Khasi Hills district out of total population, 326,786 were engaged in work activities. 88.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 326,786 workers engaged in Main Work, 70,086 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 30,464 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 289,576 186,123 103,453
Cultivators 70,086 39,461 30,625
Agriculture Labourer 30,464 19,563 10,901
Household Industries 2,332 1,489 843
Other Workers 186,694 125,610 61,084
Marginal Workers 37,210 18,180 19,030
Non Working 499,136 206,446 292,690

East Khasi Hills district Map


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