Diskiang Population, Caste, Working Data West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya - Census 2011

Diskiang is a village situated in Nongstoin block of West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 53 families residing in the village Diskiang. The total population of Diskiang is 320 out of which 165 are males and 155 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Diskiang is 939.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Diskiang village is 69 which is 22% of the total population. There are 40 male children and 29 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Diskiang is 725 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Diskiang village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Diskiang is 95.2%. Thus Diskiang village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.2% of West Khasi Hills district. The male literacy rate is 91.2% and the female literacy rate is 99.21% in Diskiang village.

Sex Ratio

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

Diskiang Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 69 40 29
Literacy 95.22% 91.2% 99.21%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 320 165 155
Illiterate 81 51 30

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 100% of total population in Diskiang village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Diskiang village out of total population, 122 were engaged in work activities. 96.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 122 workers engaged in Main Work, 99 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 118 60 58
Cultivators 99 47 52
Agriculture Labourer 7 6 1
Other Workers 12 7 5
Marginal Workers 4 2 2
Non Working 198 103 95

Map of Diskiang, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Nearby Villages to Diskiang, Nongstoin

Below are the list of villages near Diskiang village in Nongstoin.

Village Population
Mawsiej 95
Mawthoh 149
Nongkhniang 307
Mawroh Mawlangniang 156
Tiehbah 233
Mawlangniang 84
Urkali 206
Domjri 56
Umsaw 255
Steplanglur 436