Mairang is a Block placed in West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in rural area of Meghalaya, it is one of the 4 blocks of West Khasi Hills district. As per the government records, the block code of Mairang is 21. The block has 144 villages and there are total 11672 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mairang's population is 68074. Out of this, 34311 are males whereas the females count 33763 here. This block has 15893 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8120 are boys and 7773 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mairang block is 60%. 41168 out of total 68074 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 58% as 20121 males out of total 34311 are educated while female literacy rate is 62% as 21047 out of total 33763 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Mairang block is 39%. Here 26906 out of total 68074 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 14190 males out of total 34311 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 12716 out of total 33763 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Mairang block is 31068 however 37006 are non-working. And out of 31068 occupied individual 15518 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.