Mawshynrut is a Block located in West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in rural area of Meghalaya, it is one among the 4 blocks of West Khasi Hills district. As per the government records, the block number of Mawshynrut is 18. The block has 328 villages and there are total 12830 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mawshynrut's population is 74490. Out of this, 38081 are males while the females count 36409 here. This block has 17077 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8803 are boys and 8274 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mawshynrut block is 57%. 42652 out of total 74490 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 59% as 22559 males out of total 38081 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 55% as 20093 out of total 36409 females are literate in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Mawshynrut block is 42%. Here 31838 out of total 74490 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 40% as 15522 males out of total 38081 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 44% and 16316 out of total 36409 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Mawshynrut block is 32458 whereas 42032 are non-working. And out of 32458 employed individual 17092 individuals are completely reliant on cultivation.