Laitjem is a village situated in Mylliem Block of East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya. Located in rural part of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, it is one of the 97 villages of Mylliem Block of East Khasi Hills district. As per the government records, the village code of Laitjem is 278315. The village has 251 families.
According to Census 2011, Laitjem's population is 1359. Out of this, 653 are males whereas the females count 706 here. This village has 236 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 116 are boys and 120 are girls.
Literacy rate in Laitjem village is 76%. 1033 out of total 1359 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 74% as 489 males out of total 653 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 77% as 544 out of total 706 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Laitjem village is 23%. Here 326 out of total 1359 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 25% as 164 males out of total 653 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 22% and 162 out of total 706 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied person of Laitjem village is 474 while 885 are non-working. And out of 474 employed individual 181 individuals are fully reliant on farming.