Tharpu is a village situated in Soreng sub-division of West District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 253 families residing in the village Tharpu. The total population of Tharpu is 1,117 out of which 584 are males and 533 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Tharpu is 913.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tharpu village is 119 which is 11% of the total population. There are 60 male children and 59 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tharpu is 983 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (913) of Tharpu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Tharpu is 76.9%. Thus Tharpu village has higher literacy rate compared to 68.5% of West District district. The male literacy rate is 85.69% and the female literacy rate is 67.09% in Tharpu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Tharpu 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 Tharpu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 33.7% of total population in Tharpu village.
In Tharpu village out of total population, 490 were engaged in work activities. 32.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 67.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 490 workers engaged in Main Work, 6 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 45 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Tharpu village in Soreng.