Dholepchen is a village situated in Rongli sub-division of East District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 558 families residing in the village Dholepchen. The total population of Dholepchen is 2,553 out of which 1,290 are males and 1,263 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dholepchen is 979.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dholepchen village is 252 which is 10% of the total population. There are 126 male children and 126 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dholepchen is 1,000 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Dholepchen village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dholepchen is 83.3%. Thus Dholepchen village has higher literacy rate compared to 75.6% of East District district. The male literacy rate is 87.97% and the female literacy rate is 78.45% in Dholepchen village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dholepchen 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 Dholepchen village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.7% of total population in Dholepchen village.
In Dholepchen village out of total population, 901 were engaged in work activities. 82.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 901 workers engaged in Main Work, 346 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 40 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Dholepchen village in Rongli.
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