Shella Bholaganj is a Block situated in East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in urban part of Meghalaya, it is one among the 8 blocks of East Khasi Hills district. According to the administration records, the block code of Shella Bholaganj is 33. The block has 140 villages and there are total 10661 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Shella Bholaganj's population is 54039. Out of this, 27251 are males whereas the females count 26788 here. This block has 10170 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 5162 are boys and 5008 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shella Bholaganj block is 62%. 33585 out of total 54039 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 63% as 17238 males out of total 27251 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 61% as 16347 out of total 26788 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Shella Bholaganj block is 37%. Here 20454 out of total 54039 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 36% as 10013 males out of total 27251 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 38% and 10441 out of total 26788 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Shella Bholaganj block is 19135 however 34904 are non-working. And out of 19135 occupied person 1711 individuals are completely reliant on cultivation.