Aritar is a village situated in Rongli sub-division of East District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 714 families residing in the village Aritar. The total population of Aritar is 3,175 out of which 1,601 are males and 1,574 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Aritar is 983.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Aritar village is 256 which is 8% of the total population. There are 138 male children and 118 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Aritar is 855 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (983) of Aritar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Aritar is 82.9%. Thus Aritar village has higher literacy rate compared to 75.6% of East District district. The male literacy rate is 88.04% and the female literacy rate is 77.75% in Aritar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Aritar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Aritar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.3% of total population in Aritar village.
In Aritar village out of total population, 1,397 were engaged in work activities. 69.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,397 workers engaged in Main Work, 342 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 152 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Aritar village in Rongli.
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