Marshiang is a village situated in Nongstoin block of West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 30 families residing in the village Marshiang. The total population of Marshiang is 153 out of which 77 are males and 76 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Marshiang is 987.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Marshiang village is 29 which is 19% of the total population. There are 13 male children and 16 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Marshiang is 1,231 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (987) of Marshiang village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Marshiang is 78.2%. Thus Marshiang village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.2% of West Khasi Hills district. The male literacy rate is 82.81% and the female literacy rate is 73.33% in Marshiang village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Marshiang 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 Marshiang village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 99.3% of total population in Marshiang village.
In Marshiang village out of total population, 124 were engaged in work activities. 84.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 124 workers engaged in Main Work, 105 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Marshiang village in Nongstoin.