Umtong is a village placed in Mawkynrew Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Situated 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 administration records, the village code of Umtong is 278451. The village has 97 houses.
According to Census 2011, Umtong's population is 553. Out of this, 267 are males whereas the females count 286 here. This village has 116 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 55 are boys and 61 are girls.
Literacy rate in Umtong village is 56%. 315 out of total 553 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 51% as 137 males out of total 267 are educated while female literacy rate is 62% as 178 out of total 286 females are literate in this Village.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Umtong village is 43%. Here 238 out of total 553 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 48% as 130 males out of total 267 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 37% and 108 out of total 286 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed person of Umtong village is 168 however 385 are non-working. And out of 168 working people 3 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.