Umsham is a village situated in Mawkynrew Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Placed in rural region of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, it is one among the 71 villages of Mawkynrew Block of East Khasi Hills district. As per the government register, the village number of Umsham is 278460. The village has 55 houses.
According to Census 2011, Umsham's population is 237. Out of this, 102 are males while the females count 135 here. This village has 48 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 21 are boys and 27 are girls.
Literacy rate in Umsham village is 36%. 87 out of total 237 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 31% as 32 males out of total 102 are educated however female literacy rate is 40% as 55 out of total 135 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Umsham village is shockingly high -- 63%. Here 150 out of total 237 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 68% as 70 males out of total 102 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 59% and 80 out of total 135 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied person of Umsham village is 108 yet 129 are un-employed. And out of 108 employed person 1 peoples are entirely reliant on cultivation.