Chumbong is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 390 families residing in the village Chumbong. The total population of Chumbong is 1,796 out of which 909 are males and 887 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Chumbong is 976.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chumbong village is 202 which is 11% of the total population. There are 101 male children and 101 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chumbong is 1,000 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (976) of Chumbong village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Chumbong is 78.4%. Thus Chumbong village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 83.04% and the female literacy rate is 73.54% in Chumbong village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Chumbong 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 Chumbong village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 23.8% of total population in Chumbong village.
In Chumbong village out of total population, 713 were engaged in work activities. 56.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 713 workers engaged in Main Work, 178 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 49 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Chumbong village in Soreng.
|Hilley Forest Block||36|
|Sombaria Forest Block||4|
|Soreng Forest Block||28|
|Nayabazar Forest Block||13|