Bataw is a village situated in Khliehriat block of Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 230 families residing in the village Bataw. The total population of Bataw is 1,509 out of which 739 are males and 770 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Bataw is 1,042.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bataw village is 385 which is 26% of the total population. There are 193 male children and 192 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bataw is 995 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,042) of Bataw village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Bataw is 80.5%. Thus Bataw village has higher literacy rate compared to 47.5% of Jaintia Hills district. The male literacy rate is 76.37% and the female literacy rate is 84.43% in Bataw village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Bataw village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bataw village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 99.7% of total population in Bataw village.
In Bataw village out of total population, 565 were engaged in work activities. 99.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 565 workers engaged in Main Work, 378 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 112 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Bataw village in Khliehriat.