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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dhalam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 29.9% of total population in Dhalam village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Dhalam village in Soreng.