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

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.

Population
510
Families
109
Literacy
77.14%
Sex Ratio
962

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.

Siktam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 55 29 26
Literacy 77.14% 88.31% 65.62%
Scheduled Caste 96 51 45
Scheduled Tribe 194 97 97
Illiterate 159 56 103

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 38% of total population in Siktam village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 281 149 132
Cultivators 112 83 29
Agriculture Labourer 72 23 49
Household Industries 1 0 1
Other Workers 96 43 53
Marginal Workers 16 5 11
Non Working 213 106 107

Map of Siktam, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Siktam, Soreng

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

Village Population
Salyangdang 963
Tikpur 1,911
Longchok 1,023
Okhery 1,683
Lower Fambong 723
Ribdi 1,034
Dhalam 1,886
Bhareng 390
Upper Fambong 2,995
Rumbuk 1,838

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