Puriang is a village located in Mawryngkneng Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in rural area of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, it is one of the 64 villages of Mawryngkneng Block of East Khasi Hills district. As per the administration register, the village number of Puriang is 278382. The village has 382 homes.
According to Census 2011, Puriang's population is 2004. Out of this, 982 are males whereas the females count 1022 here. This village has 482 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 241 are boys and 241 are girls.
Literacy rate in Puriang village is 49%. 989 out of total 2004 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 42% as 418 males out of total 982 are educated while female literacy rate is 55% as 571 out of total 1022 females are educated in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Puriang village is shockingly high -- 50%. Here 1015 out of total 2004 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 57% as 564 males out of total 982 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 44% and 451 out of total 1022 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied individual of Puriang village is 827 whereas 1177 are un-employed. And out of 827 employed individual 73 persons are completely reliant on cultivation.