West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya has total population of 643,291 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 324,159 are males while 319,132 are females. In 2011 there were total 123,352 families residing in West Garo Hills district. The Average Sex Ratio of West Garo Hills district is 984.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.6% people lives in Urban areas while 88.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.3% while that in the rural areas is 64.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West Garo Hills district is 1,010 while that of Rural areas is 981.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West Garo Hills district is 112514 which is 17% of the total population. There are 56950 male children and 55564 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West Garo Hills is 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (984) of West Garo Hills district.
The total literacy rate of West Garo Hills district is 67.58%. The male literacy rate is 59.67% and the female literacy rate is 51.79% in West Garo Hills district.
To facilitate the administration, West Garo 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 West Garo Hills district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||112,514||56,950||55,564|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 73.7% of total population in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.
|No Religion Specified||2,916||(0.45%)||1,407||1,509|
The total literacy rate of West Garo Hills district was 67.58% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 358,702 literates, males were 193,438 while females were 165,264. Also the male literacy rate was 72.39% and the female literacy rate was 62.7% in West Garo Hills district.
|West Garo Hills district||Meghalaya|
The Sex Ratio of West Garo Hills district is 984 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 984 females in West Garo Hills district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 976 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 984 ) of West Garo Hills district.
The total area of West Garo Hills district is 3,677 km2. Thus the density of West Garo Hills district is 175 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 18 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,659 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West Garo Hills, 11.64% people lived in urban regions while 88.36% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 74,858 out of which 37,236 were males while remaining 37,622 were females. In rural areas of West Garo Hills, male population was 286,923 while female population was 281,510.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of West Garo Hills was 1,010 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West Garo Hills was 936 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West Garo Hills were 8,884 which is 11.87% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West Garo Hills was 981 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West Garo Hills was 979 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in West Garo Hills for urban regions was 91.33 percent in which males were 93.17% literate while female literacy stood at 89.53%. The total literate population of West Garo Hills was 358,702. Similarly in rural areas of West Garo Hills, the average literacy rate was 64.21 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.5% and 58.82% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West Garo Hills were 298,448.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||979||936|
According to Census 2011, there were 112,514 children between age 0 to 6 years in West Garo Hills district. Out of which 56,950 were male while 55,564 were female.
In West Garo Hills district out of total population, 255,693 were engaged in work activities. 73.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 255,693 workers engaged in Main Work, 98,319 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20,540 were Agricultural labourer.