Mawkynrew is a Block situated in East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in rural part of Meghalaya, it is one of the 8 blocks of East Khasi Hills district. According to the government register, the block code of Mawkynrew is 30. The block has 71 villages and there are total 7995 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mawkynrew's population is 44602. Out of this, 22118 are males while the females count 22484 here. This block has 10501 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5252 are boys and 5249 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mawkynrew block is 53%. 23870 out of total 44602 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 49% as 10880 males out of total 22118 are educated while female literacy rate is 57% as 12990 out of total 22484 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Mawkynrew block is 46%. Here 20732 out of total 44602 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 50% as 11238 males out of total 22118 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 9494 out of total 22484 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Mawkynrew block is 21883 still 22719 are un-employed. And out of 21883 occupied person 8264 persons are entirely reliant on cultivation.