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 282 families residing in the village Burikhop. The total population of Burikhop is 1,337 out of which 690 are males and 647 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Burikhop is 938.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Burikhop village is 104 which is 8% of the total population. There are 55 male children and 49 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Burikhop is 891 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (938) of Burikhop village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Burikhop is 78.8%. Thus Burikhop village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 84.72% and the female literacy rate is 72.41% in Burikhop village.

Population
1,337
Families
282
Literacy
78.75%
Sex Ratio
938

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 104 55 49
Literacy 78.75% 84.72% 72.41%
Scheduled Caste 5 3 2
Scheduled Tribe 313 158 155
Illiterate 366 152 214

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 23.4% of total population in Burikhop village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Burikhop village out of total population, 693 were engaged in work activities. 78.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 693 workers engaged in Main Work, 438 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 545 349 196
Cultivators 438 270 168
Agriculture Labourer 10 8 2
Household Industries 1 0 1
Other Workers 96 71 25
Marginal Workers 148 64 84
Non Working 644 277 367

Map of Burikhop, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Burikhop, Soreng

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

Village Population
Burikhop 2,167
Rumbuk 1,838
Karthok 619
Bhareng 390
Singling 2,376
Ribdi 1,034
Chota-Samdong 846
Okhery 1,683
Aroobotey 787
Tikpur 1,911

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