Okhery is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 366 families residing in the village Okhery. The total population of Okhery is 1,683 out of which 821 are males and 862 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Okhery is 1,050.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Okhery village is 171 which is 10% of the total population. There are 87 male children and 84 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Okhery is 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,050) of Okhery village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Okhery is 80.4%. Thus Okhery village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 87.47% and the female literacy rate is 73.78% in Okhery village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Okhery 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 Okhery village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 85.9% of total population in Okhery village.
In Okhery village out of total population, 717 were engaged in work activities. 57.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 717 workers engaged in Main Work, 286 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Okhery village in Soreng.