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

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.

Population
1,023
Families
235
Literacy
79.87%
Sex Ratio
1,010

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.

Longchok Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 109 54 55
Literacy 79.87% 85.71% 74.07%
Scheduled Caste 47 25 22
Scheduled Tribe 360 180 180
Illiterate 293 119 174

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.2% of total population in Longchok village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 131 96 35
Cultivators 24 20 4
Agriculture Labourer 31 25 6
Other Workers 76 51 25
Marginal Workers 361 174 187
Non Working 531 239 292

Map of Longchok, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Longchok, Soreng

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

Village Population
Salyangdang 963
Lower Fambong 723
Siktam 510
Dhalam 1,886
Upper Fambong 2,995
Tikpur 1,911
Timberbong 2,156
Okhery 1,683
Tharpu 1,117
Ribdi 1,034

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