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

Geling is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 257 families residing in the village Geling. The total population of Geling is 1,306 out of which 659 are males and 647 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Geling is 982.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Geling village is 155 which is 12% of the total population. There are 73 male children and 82 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Geling is 1,123 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (982) of Geling village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Geling is 66%. Thus Geling village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 71.5% and the female literacy rate is 60.35% in Geling village.

Population
1,306
Families
257
Literacy
66.03%
Sex Ratio
982

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

Geling Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 155 73 82
Literacy 66.03% 71.5% 60.35%
Scheduled Caste 53 27 26
Scheduled Tribe 236 112 124
Illiterate 546 240 306

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.1% of total population in Geling village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

In Geling village out of total population, 565 were engaged in work activities. 88.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 565 workers engaged in Main Work, 400 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 501 340 161
Cultivators 400 264 136
Agriculture Labourer 8 7 1
Other Workers 93 69 24
Marginal Workers 64 22 42
Non Working 741 297 444

Map of Geling, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Geling, Soreng

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

Village Population
Samsing 1,802
Suntaley 414
Segeng 864
Khanisherbung 1,089
Mabong 1,094
Aroobotey 787
Chota-Samdong 846
Kamling 1,247
Singling 2,376
Suldung 754

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