Shillong Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya - Census 2011

Shillong is a Municipal Board city situated in Mylliem block of East Khasi Hills district. The Shillong city is divided into 27 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 31,025 families residing in the Shillong city. The total population of Shillong is 143,229 out of which 70,135 are males and 73,094 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shillong is 1,042.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shillong city is 14317 which is 10% of the total population. There are 7394 male children and 6923 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shillong is 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,042).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shillong is 92.8%. Thus Shillong has higher literacy rate compared to 84.2% of East Khasi Hills district. The male literacy rate is 94.8% and the female literacy rate is 90.92% in Shillong.

Population
143,229
Literacy
92.8%
Sex Ratio
1,042

Shillong Municipal Board has total administration over 31,025 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Board limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Shillong Municipal Board

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Shillong Municipal Board.

Total Male Female
Children 14,317 7,394 6,923
Literacy 92.8% 84.8% 82.3%
Scheduled Caste 1,551 768 783
Scheduled Tribe 73,307 32,843 40,464
Illiterate 23,587 10,656 12,931

Caste-wise Population - Shillong

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 51.2% of total population in Shillong.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,551 768 783
Schedule Tribe 73,307 32,843 40,464

Religion-wise Population - Shillong

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Shillong is 60,086 which is 41.95% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Shillong is 7,006 which is 4.89% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Shillong as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 60,086 (41.95%) 31,779 28,307
Muslim 7,006 (4.89%) 4,025 2,981
Christian 66,588 (46.49%) 29,889 36,699
Sikh 1,631 (1.14%) 821 810
Buddhist 1,055 (0.74%) 531 524
Jain 189 (0.13%) 101 88
Other Religion 6,451 (4.5%) 2,877 3,574
No Religion Specified 223 (0.16%) 112 111

Literacy Rate - Shillong

The total literacy rate of Shillong was 92.81% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 119,642 literates, males were 59,479 while females were 60,163. Also the male literacy rate was 94.8% and the female literacy rate was 90.92% in Shillong.

  Shillong Meghalaya
Female 90.92% 72.89%
Male 94.8% 75.95%
Total 92.81% 74.43%

Sex Ratio - Shillong

The Sex Ratio of Shillong is 1,042. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,042 females in Shillong. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,042 ) of Shillong.


Child Population - Shillong

According to Census 2011, there were 14,317 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shillong. Out of which 7,394 were male while 6,923 were female.


Working Population - Shillong

In Shillong Municipal Board out of total population, 54,807 were engaged in work activities. 96.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 54,807 workers engaged in Main Work, 64 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 80 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 52,751 35,411 17,340
Cultivators 64 39 25
Agriculture Labourer 80 61 19
Household Industries 306 239 67
Other Workers 52,301 35,072 17,229
Marginal Workers 2,056 1,080 976
Non Working 88,422 33,644 54,778

Shillong Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Shillong is further divided into 27 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 11,537 81.3% 969
2 Ward No - 2 3,266 86.2% 1,019
3 Ward No - 3 5,437 88.3% 1,183
4 Ward No - 4 2,753 87.4% 1,001
5 Ward No - 5 4,908 84.5% 1,108
6 Ward No - 6 4,888 85.3% 1,255
7 Ward No - 7 4,891 86% 907
8 Ward No - 8 6,009 81.3% 870
9 Ward No - 9 2,145 84.3% 888
10 Ward No - 10 5,766 84.7% 892
11 Ward No - 11 4,863 83.9% 1,025
12 Ward No - 12 2,797 87.1% 1,209
13 Ward No - 13 5,337 86.3% 1,254
14 Ward No - 14 3,032 86.6% 1,238
15 Ward No - 15 3,838 86.3% 1,173
16 Ward No - 16 4,067 88.9% 1,487
17 Ward No - 17 3,270 77.2% 940
18 Ward No - 18 3,875 82% 1,071
19 Ward No - 19 4,556 81.8% 902
20 Ward No - 20 10,613 80.2% 1,175
21 Ward No - 21 14,009 79.6% 898
22 Ward No - 22 2,973 86.5% 962
23 Ward No - 23 8,161 88% 1,042
24 Ward No - 24 3,568 88.1% 1,023
25 Ward No - 25 5,218 85.6% 1,053
26 Ward No - 26 6,319 80% 1,068
27 Ward No - 27 5,133 77% 1,087

Map of Shillong, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya


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