Lingtam Population, Caste, Working Data East District, Sikkim - Census 2011

Lingtam is a village situated in Rongli sub-division of East District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 301 families residing in the village Lingtam. The total population of Lingtam is 1,347 out of which 696 are males and 651 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Lingtam is 935.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lingtam village is 130 which is 10% of the total population. There are 68 male children and 62 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lingtam is 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (935) of Lingtam village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Lingtam is 74.4%. Thus Lingtam village has lower literacy rate compared to 75.6% of East District district. The male literacy rate is 82.17% and the female literacy rate is 66.21% in Lingtam village.

Population
1,347
Families
301
Literacy
74.45%
Sex Ratio
935

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Lingtam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Lingtam Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Lingtam village.

Total Male Female
Children 130 68 62
Literacy 74.45% 82.17% 66.21%
Scheduled Caste 28 12 16
Scheduled Tribe 856 445 411
Illiterate 441 180 261

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 63.5% of total population in Lingtam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Lingtam village out of total population, 680 were engaged in work activities. 72.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 680 workers engaged in Main Work, 242 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 22 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 492 310 182
Cultivators 242 139 103
Agriculture Labourer 22 18 4
Household Industries 4 4 0
Other Workers 224 149 75
Marginal Workers 188 90 98
Non Working 667 296 371

Map of Lingtam, East District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Lingtam, Rongli

Below are the list of villages near Lingtam village in Rongli.

Village Population
Lamaten 611
Phadamchen 395
Rolep 808
Premlakha 62
Singaneybas 54
Subanedara 1,749
North Rhegoh 1,308
South Rhegoh 680
Changeylakha 649
Chujachen 4,781

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