Tongseng Population, Caste, Working Data Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya - Census 2011

Tongseng is a village situated in Khliehriat block of Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 87 families residing in the village Tongseng. The total population of Tongseng is 486 out of which 230 are males and 256 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Tongseng is 1,113.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tongseng village is 128 which is 26% of the total population. There are 79 male children and 49 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tongseng is 620 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,113) of Tongseng village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Tongseng is 52.5%. Thus Tongseng village has higher literacy rate compared to 47.5% of Jaintia Hills district. The male literacy rate is 52.32% and the female literacy rate is 52.66% in Tongseng village.

Population
486
Families
87
Literacy
52.51%
Sex Ratio
1,113

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Tongseng village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Tongseng Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Tongseng village.

Total Male Female
Children 128 79 49
Literacy 52.51% 52.32% 52.66%
Scheduled Caste 1 1 0
Scheduled Tribe 480 228 252
Illiterate 298 151 147

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 98.8% of total population in Tongseng village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Tongseng village out of total population, 129 were engaged in work activities. 95.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 129 workers engaged in Main Work, 113 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 123 76 47
Cultivators 113 70 43
Other Workers 10 6 4
Marginal Workers 6 3 3
Non Working 357 151 206

Map of Tongseng, Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya


Nearby Villages to Tongseng, Khliehriat

Below are the list of villages near Tongseng village in Khliehriat.

Village Population
Umstain 165
Lum Tongseng 102
Umlaper 41
Lum Myrli 202
Pdien Wah-Khynriam 80
Suna Pyrdi 651
Hingaria 930
Kwator 206
Huroi 917
Borghat 281

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