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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Geling village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.1% of total population in Geling village.
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.
Below are the list of villages near Geling village in Soreng.