Jarain is a village situated in Khatarshnong Laitkroh Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Placed in rural part of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, it is one of the 98 villages of Khatarshnong Laitkroh Block of East Khasi Hills district. According to the government register, the village code of Jarain is 278578. The village has 26 families.
According to Census 2011, Jarain's population is 135. Out of this, 69 are males while the females count 66 here. This village has 43 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 24 are boys and 19 are girls.
Literacy rate in Jarain village is 40%. 54 out of total 135 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 34% as 24 males out of total 69 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 45% as 30 out of total 66 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Jarain village is shockingly high -- 60%. Here 81 out of total 135 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 65% as 45 males out of total 69 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 54% and 36 out of total 66 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed people of Jarain village is 60 however 75 are non-working. And out of 60 working people 59 individuals are completely reliant on agriculture.