Chakung is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 380 families residing in the village Chakung. The total population of Chakung is 1,859 out of which 930 are males and 929 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chakung is 999.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chakung village is 142 which is 8% of the total population. There are 61 male children and 81 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chakung is 1,328 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (999) of Chakung village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chakung is 79.1%. Thus Chakung village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 85.85% and the female literacy rate is 72.29% in Chakung village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chakung 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 Chakung village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 17.5% of total population in Chakung village.
In Chakung village out of total population, 1,063 were engaged in work activities. 62.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,063 workers engaged in Main Work, 332 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 56 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Chakung village in Soreng.
|Hilley Forest Block||36|
|Sombaria Forest Block||4|
|Soreng Forest Block||28|