Namchi Sub-Division Population, Caste, Religion Data - South District district, Sikkim

Namchi Sub-Division of South District district has total population of 98,895 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 51,339 are males while 47,556 are females. In 2011 there were total 20,897 families residing in Namchi Sub-Division. The Average Sex Ratio of Namchi Sub-Division is 926.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21.4% people lives in Urban areas while 78.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.5% while that in the rural areas is 81.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Namchi Sub-Division is 959 while that of Rural areas is 918.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Namchi Sub-Division is 10086 which is 10% of the total population. There are 5129 male children and 4957 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Namchi Sub-Division is 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 926 ) of Namchi Sub-Division.

The total literacy rate of Namchi Sub-Division is 82.98%. The male literacy rate is 79.18% and the female literacy rate is 69.48% in Namchi Sub-Division.

Population
98,895
Literacy
82.98%
Sex Ratio
926

To facilitate the administration, Namchi Sub-Division is further divided into 2 towns and 98 villages.

Namchi Sub-Division Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 10,086 5,129 4,957
Literacy 82.98% 79.18% 69.48%
Scheduled Caste 4,602 2,321 2,281
Scheduled Tribe 24,875 12,581 12,294
Illiterate 25,205 10,689 14,516

Caste-wise Population - Namchi Sub-Division

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 25.2% of total population in Namchi Sub-Division of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,602 2,321 2,281
Schedule Tribe 24,875 12,581 12,294

Religion-wise Population - Namchi Sub-Division

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 58,361 (59.01%) 30,671 27,690
Muslim 1,681 (1.7%) 1,089 592
Christian 16,220 (16.4%) 8,057 8,163
Sikh 142 (0.14%) 122 20
Buddhist 20,858 (21.09%) 10,578 10,280
Jain 28 (0.03%) 19 9
Other Religion 1,354 (1.37%) 689 665
No Religion Specified 251 (0.25%) 114 137

Literacy Rate - Namchi Sub-Division

Average literacy rate of Namchi Sub-Division in 2011 were 82.98% in which, male and female literacy were 87.97% and 77.56% respectively. Total literate in Namchi Sub-Division were 73,690 of which male and female were 40,650 and 33,040 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Namchi Sub-Division

The Sex Ratio of Namchi Sub-Division is 926 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 926 females in Namchi Sub-Division. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 926 ) of Namchi Sub-Division.


Child Population - Namchi Sub-Division

According to Census 2011, there were 10,086 children between age 0 to 6 years in Namchi Sub-Division. Out of which 10,086 were male while 10,086 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Namchi Sub-Division

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,840 families under Namchi Sub-Division living in urban areas while 4,840 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 21.4% of total population of Namchi Sub-Division lives in Urban areas while 78.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,008 while that in rural region is 8,078.

Total Urban Rural
Population 98,895 21,199 77,696
Children (0 - 6 years) 10,086 2,008 8,078
Schedule Caste 4,602 1,011 3,591
Schedule Tribe 24,875 4,483 20,392
Literacy 82.98% 88.45% 81.47%
Sex Ratio 926 959 918

Working Population - Namchi Sub-Division

In Namchi Sub-Division out of total population, 48,775 were engaged in work activities. 71.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 48,775 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,007 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 873 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 34,697 23,788 10,909
Cultivators 15,007 9,478 5,529
Agriculture Labourer 873 560 313
Household Industries 355 255 100
Other Workers 18,462 13,495 4,967
Marginal Workers 14,078 6,256 7,822
Non Working 50,120 21,295 28,825

Namchi Sub-Division Map


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