East Garo Hills District Population, Meghalaya - Census India 2011

East Garo Hills is one of district of Meghalaya in India. There are 5 Taluks, 1,110 villages and 2 towns in East Garo Hills district.

As per the Census India 2011, East Garo Hills district has 58,328 households, population of 3,17,917 of which 1,61,223 are males and 1,56,694 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 58,071 which is 18.27% of total population.

The sex-ratio of East Garo Hills district is around 972 compared to 989 which is average of Meghalaya state. The literacy rate of East Garo Hills district is 60.44% out of which 63.58% males are literate and 57.2% females are literate. The total area of East Garo Hills is 2,603 sq.km with population density of 122 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 86.1% of population lives in Urban area and 13.9% lives in Rural area. There are 0.16% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 95.99% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in East Garo Hills district.

East Garo Hills Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total3,17,917100%
Christian2,89,70891.13%
Hindu17,2725.43%
Other religions and persuasions5,6171.77%
Muslim3,3591.06%
Buddhist1,0040.32%
Religion not stated8630.27%
Sikh560.02%
Jain380.01%

East Garo Hills Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)24.542,578.46
Number of households7,74350,585
Total Population44,1922,73,725
Population (%)50.82%49.31%
Male Population22,4601,38,763
Female Population21,7321,34,962
Sex Ratio968973
Literacy (%)77.51%57.68%

List of Taluks in East Garo Hills

Check out complete list of all Taluks of East Garo Hills district, Meghalaya
TalukPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Resubelpara 1,04,514453231981
Samanda 56,235547103946
Songsak 53,10770376977
Dambo Rongjeng 52,584465113974
Kharkutta51,477435118976

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East Garo Hills Population Facts

Number of Households58,328
Population3,17,917
Male Population1,61,223 (50.71%)
Female Population1,56,694 (49.29%)
Children Population58,071
Area2,603 km2
Population density/km2122
Sex-ratio972
Literacy60.44%
Male Literacy63.58%
Female Literacy57.2%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %95.99%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %0.16%

Map of East Garo Hills, Meghalaya