East District District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Sikkim) - Census 2011

East District district of Sikkim has total population of 283,583 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 151,432 are males while 132,151 are females. In 2011 there were total 61,567 families residing in East District district. The Average Sex Ratio of East District district is 873.

East District district, Sikkim

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.2% people lives in Urban areas while 56.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.9% while that in the rural areas is 80%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in East District district is 905 while that of Rural areas is 849.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in East District district is 27984 which is 10% of the total population. There are 14277 male children and 13707 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of East District is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (873) of East District district.

The total literacy rate of East District district is 83.85%. The male literacy rate is 80.13% and the female literacy rate is 70.36% in East District district.

Population
283,583
Literacy
83.85%
Sex Ratio
873

To facilitate the administration, East District district is further divided into 3 Sub-Divisions (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Sub-Divisions consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

East District Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about East District district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 27,984 14,277 13,707
Literacy 83.85% 80.13% 70.36%
Scheduled Caste 15,305 7,743 7,562
Scheduled Tribe 78,436 39,479 38,957
Illiterate 69,254 30,087 39,167

Caste-wise Population - East District district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 27.7% of total population in East District district of Sikkim.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 15,305 7,743 7,562
Schedule Tribe 78,436 39,479 38,957

Religion-wise Population - East District district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 177,910 (62.74%) 96,905 81,005
Muslim 6,198 (2.19%) 4,187 2,011
Christian 23,398 (8.25%) 11,590 11,808
Sikh 861 (0.3%) 753 108
Buddhist 72,455 (25.55%) 36,602 35,853
Jain 214 (0.08%) 119 95
Other Religion 1,726 (0.61%) 862 864
No Religion Specified 821 (0.29%) 414 407

Literacy Rate - East District district

The total literacy rate of East District district was 83.85% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 81.42% of Sikkim. Population-wise, out of total 214,329 literates, males were 121,345 while females were 92,984. Also the male literacy rate was 88.47% and the female literacy rate was 78.5% in East District district.

  East District district Sikkim
Female 78.5% 75.61%
Male 88.47% 86.55%
Total 83.85% 81.42%

Sex Ratio - East District district

The Sex Ratio of East District district is 873 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 873 females in East District district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 873 ) of East District district.


Population Density - East District district

The total area of East District district is 954 km2. Thus the density of East District district is 297 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 25 sq. km. area is under urban region while 929 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - East District district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of East District, 43.19% people lived in urban regions while 56.81% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 122,487 out of which 64,285 were males while remaining 58,202 were females. In rural areas of East District, male population was 87,147 while female population was 73,949.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of East District was 905 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in East District was 935 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of East District were 11,761 which is 9.6% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of East District was 849 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in East District was 979 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in East District for urban regions was 88.9 percent in which males were 92.5% literate while female literacy stood at 84.91%. The total literate population of East District was 214,329. Similarly in rural areas of East District, the average literacy rate was 79.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.5% and 73.4% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of East District were 115,891.

Rural Urban
Population % 56.81% 43.19%
Total population 161,096 122,487
Male population 87,147 64,285
Female population 73,949 58,202
Sex ratio 849 905
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 979 935
Child population 16,223 11,761
Literates 115,891 98,438
Average literacy 79.99% 88.9%
Male literacy 85.5% 92.5%
Female literacy 73.4% 84.91%

Child Population - East District district

According to Census 2011, there were 27,984 children between age 0 to 6 years in East District district. Out of which 14,277 were male while 13,707 were female.


Working Population - East District district

In East District district out of total population, 139,678 were engaged in work activities. 79.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 139,678 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,325 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,127 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 111,058 79,311 31,747
Cultivators 22,325 13,135 9,190
Agriculture Labourer 5,127 3,025 2,102
Household Industries 1,486 1,076 410
Other Workers 82,120 62,075 20,045
Marginal Workers 28,620 13,040 15,580
Non Working 143,905 59,081 84,824

East District district Map


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