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

South District district of Sikkim has total population of 146,850 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 76,670 are males while 70,180 are females. In 2011 there were total 30,543 families residing in South District district. The Average Sex Ratio of South District district is 915.

South District district, Sikkim

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.4% people lives in Urban areas while 85.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.5% while that in the rural areas is 80.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in South District district is 959 while that of Rural areas is 908.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in South District district is 15744 which is 11% of the total population. There are 8063 male children and 7681 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of South District is 953 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (915) of South District district.

The total literacy rate of South District district is 81.42%. The male literacy rate is 77.42% and the female literacy rate is 67.52% in South District district.

Population
146,850
Literacy
81.42%
Sex Ratio
915

To facilitate the administration, South District district is further divided into 2 Sub-Divisions (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Sub-Divisions consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

South District Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 15,744 8,063 7,681
Literacy 81.42% 77.42% 67.52%
Scheduled Caste 6,053 3,058 2,995
Scheduled Tribe 41,392 21,556 19,836
Illiterate 40,109 17,313 22,796

Caste-wise Population - South District district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 28.2% of total population in South District district of Sikkim.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 6,053 3,058 2,995
Schedule Tribe 41,392 21,556 19,836

Religion-wise Population - South District district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 84,583 (57.6%) 44,410 40,173
Muslim 1,889 (1.29%) 1,211 678
Christian 21,462 (14.61%) 10,745 10,717
Sikh 151 (0.1%) 125 26
Buddhist 35,053 (23.87%) 18,284 16,769
Jain 45 (0.03%) 27 18
Other Religion 3,176 (2.16%) 1,630 1,546
No Religion Specified 491 (0.33%) 238 253

Literacy Rate - South District district

The total literacy rate of South District district was 81.42% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 81.42% of Sikkim. Population-wise, out of total 106,741 literates, males were 59,357 while females were 47,384. Also the male literacy rate was 86.52% and the female literacy rate was 75.82% in South District district.

  South District district Sikkim
Female 75.82% 75.61%
Male 86.52% 86.55%
Total 81.42% 81.42%

Sex Ratio - South District district

The Sex Ratio of South District district is 915 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 915 females in South District district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of South District district.


Population Density - South District district

The total area of South District district is 750 km2. Thus the density of South District district is 196 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 8 sq. km. area is under urban region while 742 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - South District district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of South District, 14.44% people lived in urban regions while 85.56% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 21,199 out of which 10,822 were males while remaining 10,377 were females. In rural areas of South District, male population was 65,848 while female population was 59,803.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of South District was 959 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in South District was 933 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of South District were 2,008 which is 9.47% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of South District was 908 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in South District was 956 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in South District for urban regions was 88.45 percent in which males were 92.18% literate while female literacy stood at 84.58%. The total literate population of South District was 106,741. Similarly in rural areas of South District, the average literacy rate was 80.21 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.58% and 74.26% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of South District were 89,766.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.56% 14.44%
Total population 125,651 21,199
Male population 65,848 10,822
Female population 59,803 10,377
Sex ratio 908 959
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 956 933
Child population 13,736 2,008
Literates 89,766 16,975
Average literacy 80.21% 88.45%
Male literacy 85.58% 92.18%
Female literacy 74.26% 84.58%

Child Population - South District district

According to Census 2011, there were 15,744 children between age 0 to 6 years in South District district. Out of which 8,063 were male while 7,681 were female.


Working Population - South District district

In South District district out of total population, 74,753 were engaged in work activities. 68.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 74,753 workers engaged in Main Work, 24,926 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,456 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 50,898 35,271 15,627
Cultivators 24,926 16,165 8,761
Agriculture Labourer 1,456 942 514
Household Industries 445 316 129
Other Workers 24,071 17,848 6,223
Marginal Workers 23,855 10,029 13,826
Non Working 72,097 31,370 40,727

South District district Map


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