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.
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 0.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 23.4% of total population in Burikhop village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Burikhop village in Soreng.