Jeel is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 159 families residing in the village Jeel. The total population of Jeel is 744 out of which 398 are males and 346 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Jeel is 869.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jeel village is 91 which is 12% of the total population. There are 46 male children and 45 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jeel is 978 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (869) of Jeel village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Jeel is 62.2%. Thus Jeel village has lower literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 65.62% and the female literacy rate is 58.14% in Jeel village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Jeel 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 Jeel village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 52.8% of total population in Jeel village.
In Jeel village out of total population, 391 were engaged in work activities. 62.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 391 workers engaged in Main Work, 193 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Jeel village in Soreng.