Meghalaya Population

Population
2,966,889
Male Population
1,491,649
Female Population
1,475,240
% of India' Population
0.25%
Sex Ratio
989
Child Sex Ratio
970
Density/km2
132
Density/mi2
343
Area (km2)
22,429
Area (mi2)
8,660
Child Population (0-6 Age)
568,536
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
288,646
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
279,890
Literacy
74.43%
Male Literacy
75.97%
Female Literacy
72.88%
Total Literate
1,785,005
Male Literate
913,879
Female Literate
871,126

Meghalaya Religious Data

Description
Population
Percentage
Hindu
342,078
11.53%
Muslims
130,399
4.40%
Christian
2,213,027
74.59%
Sikh
3,045
0.10%
Buddhist
9,864
0.33%
Jain
627
0.02%
Not Stated
9,578
0.32%
Others
258,271
8.71%
Total
2,966,889
100.00%

Meghalaya Population Facts

Description Districts
Most Populous District East Khasi Hills
825,922
Least Populous District South Garo Hills
142,334
District with Highest Sex Ratio Jaintia Hills
1,013
District with Lowest Sex Ratio South Garo Hills
945
District with Highest Literacy Rate East Khasi Hills
84.15%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Jaintia Hills
61.64%

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. East Garo Hills
317,917
972
73.95%
2. East Khasi Hills
825,922
1,011
84.15%
3. Jaintia Hills
395,124
1,013
61.64%
4. Ri Bhoi
258,840
953
75.67%
5. South Garo Hills
142,334
945
71.72%
6. West Garo Hills
643,291
984
67.58%
7. West Khasi Hills
383,461
980
77.87%

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
Population
Sex-Ratio
Literacy
1. Shillong
143,229
1,042
83.53%