Nongstoin 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 Nongstoin is 19. The block has 238 villages and there are total 8670 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Nongstoin's population is 53098. Out of this, 26783 are males while the females count 26315 here. This block has 13033 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 6506 are boys and 6527 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nongstoin block is 57%. 30737 out of total 53098 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 58% as 15713 males out of total 26783 are literate while female literacy rate is 57% as 15024 out of total 26315 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Nongstoin block is 42%. Here 22361 out of total 53098 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 11070 males out of total 26783 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 11291 out of total 26315 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Nongstoin block is 24387 however 28711 are non-working. And out of 24387 working person 13660 individuals are entirely dependent on agriculture.