Bum Population, Caste, Working Data West District, Sikkim - Census 2011

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.

Population
635
Families
132
Literacy
75.4%
Sex Ratio
966

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.

Bum Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 78 38 40
Literacy 75.4% 81.75% 68.75%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 28 15 13
Illiterate 215 90 125

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.4% of total population in Bum village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 362 184 178
Cultivators 326 162 164
Agriculture Labourer 13 5 8
Household Industries 2 1 1
Other Workers 21 16 5
Marginal Workers 19 12 7
Non Working 254 127 127

Map of Bum, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Bum, Soreng

Below are the list of villages near Bum village in Soreng.

Village Population
Hathidunga 957
Rishi 659
Jeel 744
Bara-Samdong 1,385
Sangadorji 1,198
Sribadam 1,127
Rinchenpong 1,458
Deythang 1,283
Tadong} 1,445
Parrengaon 1,301

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