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

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.

Population
1,859
Families
380
Literacy
79.15%
Sex Ratio
999

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.

Chakung Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 142 61 81
Literacy 79.15% 85.85% 72.29%
Scheduled Caste 53 27 26
Scheduled Tribe 325 165 160
Illiterate 500 184 316

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 17.5% of total population in Chakung village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 663 456 207
Cultivators 332 227 105
Agriculture Labourer 56 37 19
Household Industries 4 4 0
Other Workers 271 188 83
Marginal Workers 400 109 291
Non Working 796 365 431

Map of Chakung, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Chakung, Soreng

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

Village Population
Chumbong 1,796
Mendo-Goan 925
Zoom 1,841
Malbasey 2,888
Hilley Forest Block 36
Soreng 3,818
Sombaria Forest Block 4
Tharpu 1,117
Soreng Forest Block 28
Timberbong 2,156

Reference