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

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.

Population
2,167
Families
422
Literacy
78.01%
Sex Ratio
999

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.

Burikhop Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 216 101 115
Literacy 78.01% 81.99% 73.97%
Scheduled Caste 226 126 100
Scheduled Tribe 689 345 344
Illiterate 645 278 367

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.8% of total population in Burikhop village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 683 439 244
Cultivators 451 275 176
Agriculture Labourer 6 3 3
Household Industries 7 5 2
Other Workers 219 156 63
Marginal Workers 401 168 233
Non Working 1,083 477 606

Map of Burikhop, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Burikhop, Soreng

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

Village Population
Karthok 619
Burikhop 1,337
Singling 2,376
Rumbuk 1,838
Chota-Samdong 846
Bhareng 390
Aroobotey 787
Ribdi 1,034
Okhery 1,683
Khanisherbung 1,089

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