Gangtok Sub-Division Population, Caste, Religion Data - East District district, Sikkim

Gangtok Sub-Division of East District district has total population of 219,450 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 118,229 are males while 101,221 are females. In 2011 there were total 47,775 families residing in Gangtok Sub-Division. The Average Sex Ratio of Gangtok Sub-Division is 856.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 53.1% people lives in Urban areas while 46.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89% while that in the rural areas is 81.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gangtok Sub-Division is 908 while that of Rural areas is 801.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gangtok Sub-Division is 21298 which is 10% of the total population. There are 10919 male children and 10379 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gangtok Sub-Division is 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 856 ) of Gangtok Sub-Division.

The total literacy rate of Gangtok Sub-Division is 85.38%. The male literacy rate is 81.57% and the female literacy rate is 71.87% in Gangtok Sub-Division.

Population
219,450
Literacy
85.38%
Sex Ratio
856

To facilitate the administration, Gangtok Sub-Division is further divided into 3 towns and 75 villages.

Gangtok Sub-Division Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gangtok Sub-Division.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,298 10,919 10,379
Literacy 85.38% 81.57% 71.87%
Scheduled Caste 12,065 6,113 5,952
Scheduled Tribe 61,582 31,003 30,579
Illiterate 50,270 21,792 28,478

Caste-wise Population - Gangtok Sub-Division

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 28.1% of total population in Gangtok Sub-Division of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 12,065 6,113 5,952
Schedule Tribe 61,582 31,003 30,579

Religion-wise Population - Gangtok Sub-Division

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 137,050 (62.45%) 75,569 61,481
Muslim 5,290 (2.41%) 3,525 1,765
Christian 18,584 (8.47%) 9,185 9,399
Sikh 832 (0.38%) 734 98
Buddhist 55,901 (25.47%) 28,314 27,587
Jain 191 (0.09%) 107 84
Other Religion 849 (0.39%) 418 431
No Religion Specified 753 (0.34%) 377 376

Literacy Rate - Gangtok Sub-Division

Average literacy rate of Gangtok Sub-Division in 2011 were 85.38% in which, male and female literacy were 89.87% and 80.08% respectively. Total literate in Gangtok Sub-Division were 169,180 of which male and female were 96,437 and 72,743 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gangtok Sub-Division

The Sex Ratio of Gangtok Sub-Division is 856 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 856 females in Gangtok Sub-Division. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 856 ) of Gangtok Sub-Division.


Child Population - Gangtok Sub-Division

According to Census 2011, there were 21,298 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gangtok Sub-Division. Out of which 21,298 were male while 21,298 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gangtok Sub-Division

As per Census 2011, there are total 27,422 families under Gangtok Sub-Division living in urban areas while 27,422 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 53.1% of total population of Gangtok Sub-Division lives in Urban areas while 46.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 11,144 while that in rural region is 10,154.

Total Urban Rural
Population 219,450 116,604 102,846
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,298 11,144 10,154
Schedule Caste 12,065 5,882 6,183
Schedule Tribe 61,582 30,417 31,165
Literacy 85.38% 88.99% 81.27%
Sex Ratio 856 908 801

Working Population - Gangtok Sub-Division

In Gangtok Sub-Division out of total population, 107,521 were engaged in work activities. 81.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 107,521 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,138 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,815 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 87,541 63,230 24,311
Cultivators 14,138 8,229 5,909
Agriculture Labourer 2,815 1,732 1,083
Household Industries 1,185 844 341
Other Workers 69,403 52,425 16,978
Marginal Workers 19,980 9,369 10,611
Non Working 111,929 45,630 66,299

Gangtok Sub-Division Map


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