Mawkyrwat is a Block situated in South West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Positioned in rural region of Meghalaya, it is one of the 2 blocks of South West Khasi Hills district. As per the government register, the block code of Mawkyrwat is 23. The block has 140 villages and there are total 9029 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mawkyrwat's population is 54462. Out of this, 27322 are males while the females count 27140 here. This block has 12112 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 6132 are boys and 5980 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mawkyrwat block is 60%. 33099 out of total 54462 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 61% as 16693 males out of total 27322 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 60% as 16406 out of total 27140 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Mawkyrwat block is 39%. Here 21363 out of total 54462 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 38% as 10629 males out of total 27322 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 10734 out of total 27140 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Mawkyrwat block is 21949 while 32513 are non-working. And out of 21949 occupied people 8333 individuals are fully reliant on farming.