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

Dhalam is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 372 families residing in the village Dhalam. The total population of Dhalam is 1,886 out of which 921 are males and 965 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Dhalam is 1,048.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhalam village is 181 which is 10% of the total population. There are 86 male children and 95 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhalam is 1,105 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,048) of Dhalam village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Dhalam is 82.6%. Thus Dhalam village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 86.95% and the female literacy rate is 78.39% in Dhalam village.

Population
1,886
Families
372
Literacy
82.58%
Sex Ratio
1,048

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Dhalam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Dhalam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 181 86 95
Literacy 82.58% 86.95% 78.39%
Scheduled Caste 242 120 122
Scheduled Tribe 563 265 298
Illiterate 478 195 283

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 29.9% of total population in Dhalam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Dhalam village out of total population, 775 were engaged in work activities. 67.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 775 workers engaged in Main Work, 132 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 74 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 522 379 143
Cultivators 132 118 14
Agriculture Labourer 74 51 23
Household Industries 21 15 6
Other Workers 295 195 100
Marginal Workers 253 80 173
Non Working 1,111 462 649

Map of Dhalam, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Dhalam, Soreng

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

Village Population
Lower Fambong 723
Upper Fambong 2,995
Longchok 1,023
Timberbong 2,156
Salyangdang 963
Tharpu 1,117
Siktam 510
Soreng 3,818
Malbasey 2,888
Tikpur 1,911

Reference