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State - Meghalaya District - East Khasi Hills Block - Mawsynram Local Language - Khasi, Pnar, Garo

About Pongkung village

Pongkung is a village positioned in Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Situated in rural region of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, it is one among the 166 villages of Mawsynram Block of East Khasi Hills district. As per the government register, the village code of Pongkung is 278615. The village has 187 houses.

Population of Pongkung village

According to Census 2011, Pongkung's population is 1081. Out of this, 546 are males whereas the females count 535 here. This village has 234 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 125 are boys and 109 are girls.

Literacy rate of Pongkung village

Literacy rate in Pongkung village is 69%. 751 out of total 1081 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 70% as 386 males out of total 546 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 68% as 365 out of total 535 females are educated in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Pongkung village is 30%. Here 330 out of total 1081 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 160 males out of total 546 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 31% and 170 out of total 535 females are illiterate in this village.

Agricultural status of Pongkung village

The count of occupied person of Pongkung village is 369 however 712 are un-employed. And out of 369 working people 32 persons are fully reliant on farming.

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