Burikhop is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 422 families residing in the village Burikhop. The total population of Burikhop is 2,167 out of which 1,084 are males and 1,083 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Burikhop is 999.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Burikhop village is 216 which is 10% of the total population. There are 101 male children and 115 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Burikhop is 1,139 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (999) of Burikhop village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Burikhop is 78%. Thus Burikhop village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 81.99% and the female literacy rate is 73.97% in Burikhop village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Burikhop 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 Burikhop village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.8% of total population in Burikhop village.
In Burikhop village out of total population, 1,084 were engaged in work activities. 63% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,084 workers engaged in Main Work, 451 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Burikhop village in Soreng.