Karthok is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 128 families residing in the village Karthok. The total population of Karthok is 619 out of which 333 are males and 286 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Karthok is 859.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karthok village is 69 which is 11% of the total population. There are 29 male children and 40 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karthok is 1,379 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (859) of Karthok village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Karthok is 77.5%. Thus Karthok village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 87.83% and the female literacy rate is 64.63% in Karthok village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Karthok 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 Karthok village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 37.8% of total population in Karthok village.
In Karthok village out of total population, 327 were engaged in work activities. 68.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 327 workers engaged in Main Work, 72 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 69 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Karthok village in Soreng.