Phainuam is a village placed in Bilkhawthlir Block of Kolasib district in Mizoram. Situated in rural part of Kolasib district of Mizoram, it is one among the 21 villages of Bilkhawthlir Block of Kolasib district. As per the government records, the village number of Phainuam is 271156. The village has 306 families.
According to Census 2011, Phainuam's population is 1727. Out of this, 868 are males while the females count 859 here. This village has 350 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 177 are boys and 173 are girls.
Literacy rate in Phainuam village is 66%. 1152 out of total 1727 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 69% as 602 males out of total 868 are educated while female literacy rate is 64% as 550 out of total 859 females are educated in this Village.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Phainuam village is 33%. Here 575 out of total 1727 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 30% as 266 males out of total 868 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 35% and 309 out of total 859 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed person of Phainuam village is 757 still 970 are un-employed. And out of 757 employed person 601 individuals are completely reliant on farming.