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.
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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about East Khasi Hills district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||139,055||70,805||68,250|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 80.1% of total population in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.
|No Religion Specified||1,902||(0.23%)||973||929|
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|
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.
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.
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.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||976||937|
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.
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.