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

Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya has total population of 395,124 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 196,285 are males while 198,839 are females. In 2011 there were total 66,028 families residing in Jaintia Hills district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jaintia Hills district is 1,013.

Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.2% people lives in Urban areas while 92.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.1% while that in the rural areas is 59.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jaintia Hills district is 1,079 while that of Rural areas is 1,008.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jaintia Hills district is 90911 which is 23% of the total population. There are 46011 male children and 44900 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jaintia Hills is 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,013) of Jaintia Hills district.

The total literacy rate of Jaintia Hills district is 61.64%. The male literacy rate is 44.51% and the female literacy rate is 50.37% in Jaintia Hills district.

Population
395,124
Literacy
61.64%
Sex Ratio
1,013

To facilitate the administration, Jaintia 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.

Jaintia Hills Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 90,911 46,011 44,900
Literacy 61.64% 44.51% 50.37%
Scheduled Caste 1,317 784 533
Scheduled Tribe 376,099 185,866 190,233
Illiterate 207,597 108,914 98,683

Caste-wise Population - Jaintia Hills district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 95.2% of total population in Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,317 784 533
Schedule Tribe 376,099 185,866 190,233

Religion-wise Population - Jaintia Hills district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 12,456 (3.15%) 7,067 5,389
Muslim 1,646 (0.42%) 968 678
Christian 271,596 (68.74%) 134,758 136,838
Sikh 34 (0.01%) 28 6
Buddhist 284 (0.07%) 155 129
Jain 45 (0.01%) 28 17
Other Religion 107,559 (27.22%) 52,484 55,075
No Religion Specified 1,504 (0.38%) 797 707

Literacy Rate - Jaintia Hills district

The total literacy rate of Jaintia Hills district was 61.64% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 187,527 literates, males were 87,371 while females were 100,156. Also the male literacy rate was 58.14% and the female literacy rate was 65.06% in Jaintia Hills district.

  Jaintia Hills district Meghalaya
Female 65.06% 72.89%
Male 58.14% 75.95%
Total 61.64% 74.43%

Sex Ratio - Jaintia Hills district

The Sex Ratio of Jaintia Hills district is 1,013 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,013 females in Jaintia Hills district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,013 ) of Jaintia Hills district.


Population Density - Jaintia Hills district

The total area of Jaintia Hills district is 3,819 km2. Thus the density of Jaintia Hills district is 103 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 8 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,811 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jaintia Hills district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jaintia Hills, 7.2% people lived in urban regions while 92.8% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 28,430 out of which 13,675 were males while remaining 14,755 were females. In rural areas of Jaintia Hills, male population was 182,610 while female population was 184,084.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jaintia Hills was 1,079 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jaintia Hills was 970 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jaintia Hills were 3,857 which is 13.57% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jaintia Hills was 1,008 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jaintia Hills was 976 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jaintia Hills for urban regions was 91.1 percent in which males were 91.83% literate while female literacy stood at 90.44%. The total literate population of Jaintia Hills was 187,527. Similarly in rural areas of Jaintia Hills, the average literacy rate was 59.05 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 55.29% and 62.75% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jaintia Hills were 165,140.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.8% 7.2%
Total population 366,694 28,430
Male population 182,610 13,675
Female population 184,084 14,755
Sex ratio 1,008 1,079
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 976 970
Child population 87,054 3,857
Literates 165,140 22,387
Average literacy 59.05% 91.1%
Male literacy 55.29% 91.83%
Female literacy 62.75% 90.44%

Child Population - Jaintia Hills district

According to Census 2011, there were 90,911 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jaintia Hills district. Out of which 46,011 were male while 44,900 were female.


Working Population - Jaintia Hills district

In Jaintia Hills district out of total population, 154,180 were engaged in work activities. 71.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 154,180 workers engaged in Main Work, 43,665 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18,600 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 110,617 67,267 43,350
Cultivators 43,665 27,273 16,392
Agriculture Labourer 18,600 10,986 7,614
Household Industries 1,283 599 684
Other Workers 47,069 28,409 18,660
Marginal Workers 43,563 21,572 21,991
Non Working 240,944 107,446 133,498

Jaintia Hills district Map


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