Zarung is a village situated in Ravong sub-division of South District district in Sikkim. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 177 families residing in the village Zarung. The total population of Zarung is 874 out of which 468 are males and 406 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Zarung is 868.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Zarung village is 108 which is 12% of the total population. There are 59 male children and 49 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Zarung is 831 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (868) of Zarung village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Zarung is 66.4%. Thus Zarung village has lower literacy rate compared to 72.7% of South District district. The male literacy rate is 71.15% and the female literacy rate is 61.06% in Zarung village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Zarung 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 Zarung village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.8% of total population in Zarung village.
In Zarung village out of total population, 496 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 496 workers engaged in Main Work, 369 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Zarung village in Ravong.