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

Wahlakhiat is a village situated in Mawkynrew block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 177 families residing in the village Wahlakhiat. The total population of Wahlakhiat is 1,028 out of which 505 are males and 523 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Wahlakhiat is 1,036.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Wahlakhiat village is 231 which is 22% of the total population. There are 112 male children and 119 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wahlakhiat is 1,062 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,036) of Wahlakhiat village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Wahlakhiat is 69%. Thus Wahlakhiat village has a lower literacy rate compared to 70% of East Khasi Hills district. The male literacy rate is 64.38% and the female literacy rate is 73.51% in Wahlakhiat village.

Sex Ratio

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

Wahlakhiat Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 231 112 119
Literacy 69.01% 64.38% 73.51%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 1,020 499 521
Illiterate 478 252 226

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 99.2% of total population in Wahlakhiat village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Wahlakhiat village out of total population, 677 were engaged in work activities. 68.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 677 workers engaged in Main Work, 422 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 464 257 207
Cultivators 422 236 186
Household Industries 7 3 4
Other Workers 35 18 17
Marginal Workers 213 69 144
Non Working 351 179 172

Map of Wahlakhiat, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Nearby Villages to Wahlakhiat, Mawkynrew

Below are the list of villages near Wahlakhiat village in Mawkynrew.

Village Population
Umblai 229
Nongryngkoh 943
Wahlyngdoh 454
New Nongryngkoh 276
Mawrasai 301
Nohron 832
Mawlat 618
Nonghulew 593
Thangbnai 387
Mawjam 249