West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya has total population of 383,461 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 193,715 are males while 189,746 are females. In 2011 there were total 64,906 families residing in West Khasi Hills district. The Average Sex Ratio of West Khasi Hills district is 980.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.2% people lives in Urban areas while 88.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88% while that in the rural areas is 76.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West Khasi Hills district is 1,020 while that of Rural areas is 974.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West Khasi Hills district is 87214 which is 23% of the total population. There are 44342 male children and 42872 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West Khasi Hills is 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (980) of West Khasi Hills district.
The total literacy rate of West Khasi Hills district is 77.87%. The male literacy rate is 60.56% and the female literacy rate is 59.75% in West Khasi Hills district.
To facilitate the administration, West Khasi Hills district is further divided into 6 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 Khasi Hills district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||87,214||44,342||42,872|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 97.8% of total population in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.
|No Religion Specified||1,262||(0.33%)||647||615|
The total literacy rate of West Khasi Hills district was 77.87% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 230,678 literates, males were 117,307 while females were 113,371. Also the male literacy rate was 78.53% and the female literacy rate was 77.19% in West Khasi Hills district.
|West Khasi Hills district||Meghalaya|
The Sex Ratio of West Khasi Hills district is 980 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 980 females in West Khasi Hills district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 980 ) of West Khasi Hills district.
The total area of West Khasi Hills district is 5,247 km2. Thus the density of West Khasi Hills district is 73 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 97 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,150 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West Khasi Hills, 11.24% people lived in urban regions while 88.76% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 43,105 out of which 21,335 were males while remaining 21,770 were females. In rural areas of West Khasi Hills, male population was 172,380 while female population was 167,976.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of West Khasi Hills was 1,020 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West Khasi Hills was 981 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West Khasi Hills were 8,904 which is 20.66% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West Khasi Hills was 974 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West Khasi Hills was 965 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in West Khasi Hills for urban regions was 88.02 percent in which males were 87.96% literate while female literacy stood at 88.08%. The total literate population of West Khasi Hills was 230,678. Similarly in rural areas of West Khasi Hills, the average literacy rate was 76.54 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 77.33% and 75.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West Khasi Hills were 200,573.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||965||981|
According to Census 2011, there were 87,214 children between age 0 to 6 years in West Khasi Hills district. Out of which 44,342 were male while 42,872 were female.
In West Khasi Hills district out of total population, 163,345 were engaged in work activities. 73.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 163,345 workers engaged in Main Work, 71,021 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 19,987 were Agricultural labourer.