Nongstoin Block Population, Caste, Religion Data - West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya

Nongstoin Block of West Khasi Hills district has total population of 81,840 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 41,035 are males while 40,805 are females. In 2011 there were total 13,404 families residing in Nongstoin Block. The Average Sex Ratio of Nongstoin Block is 994.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 35.1% people lives in Urban areas while 64.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.9% while that in the rural areas is 76.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nongstoin Block is 1,017 while that of Rural areas is 983.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nongstoin Block is 19206 which is 23% of the total population. There are 9608 male children and 9598 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nongstoin Block is 999 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 994 ) of Nongstoin Block.

The total literacy rate of Nongstoin Block is 80.76%. The male literacy rate is 62.23% and the female literacy rate is 61.38% in Nongstoin Block.

Population
81,840
Literacy
80.76%
Sex Ratio
994

To facilitate the administration, Nongstoin Block is further divided into 1 town and 238 villages.

Nongstoin Block Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Nongstoin Block.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,206 9,608 9,598
Literacy 80.76% 62.23% 61.38%
Scheduled Caste 24 12 12
Scheduled Tribe 80,934 40,566 40,368
Illiterate 31,257 15,498 15,759

Caste-wise Population - Nongstoin Block

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 98.9% of total population in Nongstoin Block of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 24 12 12
Schedule Tribe 80,934 40,566 40,368

Religion-wise Population - Nongstoin Block

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 330 (0.4%) 179 151
Muslim 332 (0.41%) 166 166
Christian 80,542 (98.41%) 40,370 40,172
Sikh 12 (0.01%) 8 4
Buddhist 398 (0.49%) 207 191
Jain 5 (0.01%) 4 1
Other Religion 123 (0.15%) 53 70
No Religion Specified 98 (0.12%) 48 50

Literacy Rate - Nongstoin Block

Average literacy rate of Nongstoin Block in 2011 were 80.76% in which, male and female literacy were 81.26% and 80.26% respectively. Total literate in Nongstoin Block were 50,583 of which male and female were 25,537 and 25,046 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nongstoin Block

The Sex Ratio of Nongstoin Block is 994 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 994 females in Nongstoin Block. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 999 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 994 ) of Nongstoin Block.


Child Population - Nongstoin Block

According to Census 2011, there were 19,206 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nongstoin Block. Out of which 19,206 were male while 19,206 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nongstoin Block

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,734 families under Nongstoin Block living in urban areas while 4,734 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 35.1% of total population of Nongstoin Block lives in Urban areas while 64.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,173 while that in rural region is 13,033.

Total Urban Rural
Population 81,840 28,742 53,098
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,206 6,173 13,033
Schedule Caste 24 17 7
Schedule Tribe 80,934 28,414 52,520
Literacy 80.76% 87.93% 76.72%
Sex Ratio 994 1,017 983

Working Population - Nongstoin Block

In Nongstoin Block out of total population, 34,102 were engaged in work activities. 79.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 34,102 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,253 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,070 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 27,091 15,300 11,791
Cultivators 14,253 7,364 6,889
Agriculture Labourer 4,070 2,171 1,899
Household Industries 334 192 142
Other Workers 8,434 5,573 2,861
Marginal Workers 7,011 3,348 3,663
Non Working 47,738 22,387 25,351

Nongstoin Block Map


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