Bum is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 132 families residing in the village Bum. The total population of Bum is 635 out of which 323 are males and 312 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Bum is 966.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bum village is 78 which is 12% of the total population. There are 38 male children and 40 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bum is 1,053 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (966) of Bum village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Bum is 75.4%. Thus Bum village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 81.75% and the female literacy rate is 68.75% in Bum village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Bum 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 Bum village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.4% of total population in Bum village.
In Bum village out of total population, 381 were engaged in work activities. 95% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 381 workers engaged in Main Work, 326 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Bum village in Soreng.