Nongbah is a village positioned in Khatarshnong Laitkroh Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located 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 records, the village code of Nongbah is 278579. The village has 66 houses.
According to Census 2011, Nongbah's population is 307. Out of this, 156 are males while the females count 151 here. This village has 70 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 38 are boys and 32 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nongbah village is 14%. 44 out of total 307 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 13% as 21 males out of total 156 are literate while female literacy rate is 15% as 23 out of total 151 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Nongbah village is shockingly high -- 85%. Here 263 out of total 307 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 86% as 135 males out of total 156 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 84% and 128 out of total 151 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed people of Nongbah village is 167 still 140 are un-employed. And out of 167 working people 164 peoples are completely dependent on cultivation.