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

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.

Population
1,117
Families
253
Literacy
76.85%
Sex Ratio
913

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.

Tharpu Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children 119 60 59
Literacy 76.85% 85.69% 67.09%
Scheduled Caste 134 70 64
Scheduled Tribe 376 192 184
Illiterate 350 135 215

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 33.7% of total population in Tharpu village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 161 127 34
Cultivators 6 5 1
Agriculture Labourer 45 38 7
Household Industries 1 1 0
Other Workers 109 83 26
Marginal Workers 329 176 153
Non Working 627 281 346

Map of Tharpu, West District, Sikkim


Nearby Villages to Tharpu, Soreng

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

Village Population
Timberbong 2,156
Soreng 3,818
Upper Fambong 2,995
Malbasey 2,888
Dhalam 1,886
Mendo-Goan 925
Lower Fambong 723
Chakung 1,859
Chumbong 1,796
Longchok 1,023

Reference