Longchok is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 235 families residing in the village Longchok. The total population of Longchok is 1,023 out of which 509 are males and 514 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Longchok is 1,010.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Longchok village is 109 which is 11% of the total population. There are 54 male children and 55 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Longchok is 1,019 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,010) of Longchok village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Longchok is 79.9%. Thus Longchok village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 85.71% and the female literacy rate is 74.07% in Longchok village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Longchok 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 Longchok village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.2% of total population in Longchok village.
In Longchok village out of total population, 492 were engaged in work activities. 26.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 73.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 492 workers engaged in Main Work, 24 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 31 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Longchok village in Soreng.