Nongjrong is a village situated in Mawkynrew Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in rural part of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, it is one among the 71 villages of Mawkynrew Block of East Khasi Hills district. According to the administration records, the village number of Nongjrong is 278433. The village has 241 homes.
According to Census 2011, Nongjrong's population is 1440. Out of this, 737 are males while the females count 703 here. This village has 312 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 146 are boys and 166 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nongjrong village is 41%. 600 out of total 1440 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 29% as 216 males out of total 737 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 54% as 384 out of total 703 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Nongjrong village is shockingly high -- 58%. Here 840 out of total 1440 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 70% as 521 males out of total 737 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 45% and 319 out of total 703 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed people of Nongjrong village is 781 yet 659 are non-working. And out of 781 working people 379 persons are completely reliant on agriculture.