West District district of Sikkim has total population of 136,435 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 70,238 are males while 66,197 are females. In 2011 there were total 28,023 families residing in West District district. The Average Sex Ratio of West District district is 942.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.8% people lives in Urban areas while 96.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.3% while that in the rural areas is 76.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West District district is 937 while that of Rural areas is 943.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West District district is 15706 which is 12% of the total population. There are 7996 male children and 7710 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West District is 964 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (942) of West District district.
The total literacy rate of West District district is 77.39%. The male literacy rate is 74.02% and the female literacy rate is 62.61% in West District district.
To facilitate the administration, West District district is further divided into 2 Sub-Divisions (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Sub-Divisions consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about West District district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||15,706||7,996||7,710|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 42.4% of total population in West District district of Sikkim.
|No Religion Specified||255||(0.19%)||116||139|
The total literacy rate of West District district was 77.39% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 81.42% of Sikkim. Population-wise, out of total 93,432 literates, males were 51,988 while females were 41,444. Also the male literacy rate was 83.53% and the female literacy rate was 70.86% in West District district.
|West District district||Sikkim|
The Sex Ratio of West District district is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in West District district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of West District district.
The total area of West District district is 1,166 km2. Thus the density of West District district is 117 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 4 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,162 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West District, 3.85% people lived in urban regions while 96.15% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 5,248 out of which 2,710 were males while remaining 2,538 were females. In rural areas of West District, male population was 67,528 while female population was 63,659.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of West District was 937 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West District was 967 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West District were 539 which is 10.27% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West District was 943 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West District was 964 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in West District for urban regions was 89.34 percent in which males were 93.47% literate while female literacy stood at 84.91%. The total literate population of West District was 93,432. Similarly in rural areas of West District, the average literacy rate was 76.9 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.12% and 70.29% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West District were 89,225.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||964||967|
According to Census 2011, there were 15,706 children between age 0 to 6 years in West District district. Out of which 7,996 were male while 7,710 were female.
In West District district out of total population, 70,348 were engaged in work activities. 72.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 70,348 workers engaged in Main Work, 30,728 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,984 were Agricultural labourer.