Buknuam is a village located in Lunglei Block of Lunglei district in Mizoram. Placed in rural part of Lunglei district of Mizoram, it is one among the 48 villages of Lunglei Block of Lunglei district. As per the administration records, the village number of Buknuam is 271570. The village has 57 homes.
According to Census 2011, Buknuam's population is 276. Out of this, 153 are males while the females count 123 here. This village has 76 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 41 are boys and 35 are girls.
Literacy rate in Buknuam village is 50%. 139 out of total 276 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 57% as 88 males out of total 153 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 41% as 51 out of total 123 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Buknuam village is 49%. Here 137 out of total 276 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 42% as 65 males out of total 153 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 58% and 72 out of total 123 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Buknuam village is 72 however 204 are un-employed. And out of 72 employed people 61 persons are completely reliant on farming.