Rishi is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 117 families residing in the village Rishi. The total population of Rishi is 659 out of which 330 are males and 329 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Rishi is 997.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rishi village is 85 which is 13% of the total population. There are 38 male children and 47 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rishi is 1,237 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (997) of Rishi village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Rishi is 75.6%. Thus Rishi village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 85.27% and the female literacy rate is 65.6% in Rishi village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Rishi 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 Rishi village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 74.4% of total population in Rishi village.
In Rishi village out of total population, 399 were engaged in work activities. 81.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 399 workers engaged in Main Work, 314 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Rishi village in Soreng.