Mawsynram is a Block positioned in East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in rural area of Meghalaya, it is one among the 8 blocks of East Khasi Hills district. According to the government register, the block number of Mawsynram is 32. The block has 166 villages and there are total 10145 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mawsynram's population is 54109. Out of this, 27143 are males while the females count 26966 here. This block has 11590 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 5857 are boys and 5733 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mawsynram block is 58%. 31837 out of total 54109 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 60% as 16376 males out of total 27143 are educated while female literacy rate is 57% as 15461 out of total 26966 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Mawsynram block is 41%. Here 22272 out of total 54109 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 10767 males out of total 27143 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 11505 out of total 26966 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Mawsynram block is 21955 whereas 32154 are un-employed. And out of 21955 working individual 6360 persons are entirely reliant on farming.