West Jaintia Hills is one of 11 districts located in northeastern Indian state Meghalaya. There are total 3 blocks which comes under West Jaintia Hills district, and there are total 331 villages which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of West Jaintia Hills district is 299 and number of houses in this district is 40330.
As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 243755. Out of total 243755, male population count is 121377, where as female population count is 122378 in West Jaintia Hills.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 57198 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 57198 children 29002 are boys and 28196 are girl child.
Literacy rate of West Jaintia Hills district is 45%. 110885 out of total 243755 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 41% and 50142 males are literate out of total 121377 male population, where as female literacy rate is 50% and 60743 out of total 122378 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of West Jaintia Hills district is 54%. 132870 out of total 243755 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 58% and 71235 males are illiterate out of total 121377 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 50% and 61635 out of total 122378 females are illiterate in this district.
Total working population of West Jaintia Hills district is 98200 and non-working population is 145555 and out of 98200 working population 30830 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.