Siktam is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 109 families residing in the village Siktam. The total population of Siktam is 510 out of which 260 are males and 250 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Siktam is 962.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Siktam village is 55 which is 11% of the total population. There are 29 male children and 26 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Siktam is 897 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (962) of Siktam village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Siktam is 77.1%. Thus Siktam village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 88.31% and the female literacy rate is 65.62% in Siktam village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Siktam 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 Siktam village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 38% of total population in Siktam village.
In Siktam village out of total population, 297 were engaged in work activities. 94.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 297 workers engaged in Main Work, 112 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 72 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Siktam village in Soreng.