As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Sikkim is 6.1 Lacs. Thus the population of Sikkim forms 0.05 percent of India in 2011. Sikkim has total population of 610,577 in which males were 323,070 while females were 287,507.
Total area of Sikkim is 7,096 square km. Thus the population Density of Sikkim is 86 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Sikkim is 81.42% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 86.55% and the female literacy rate is 75.61% in Sikkim.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Sikkim is 890 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Sikkim is at 957 which is higher than 918 of India.
In Sikkim out of total population, 308,138 were engaged in work activities. 74.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 308,138 workers engaged in Main Work, 82,707 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,582 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sikkim, 25.15% people lived in urban regions while 74.85% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 153,578 out of which 80,273 were males while remaining 73,305 were females. In rural areas of Sikkim, male population was 242,797 while female population was 214,202.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sikkim was 913 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sikkim was 934 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sikkim were 14,893 which is 9.7% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sikkim was 882 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sikkim was 964 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Sikkim for urban regions was 88.71 percent in which males were 92.35% literate while female literacy stood at 84.7%. The total literate population of Sikkim was 444,952. Similarly in rural areas of Sikkim, the average literacy rate was 78.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.62% and 72.45% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sikkim were 321,930.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||964||934|
List of districts of Sikkim with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Sikkim is divided into 4 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. East District is the largest district of Sikkim by population, while the least populated district of Sikkim is North District.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Sikkim sorted by population.