West Sikkim District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of West Sikkim, a district of Sikkim has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Sikkim. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in West Sikkim District of Sikkim.

In 2011, West Sikkim had population of 136,435 of which male and female were 70,238 and 66,197 respectively. In 2001 census, West Sikkim had a population of 123,256 of which males were 63,912 and remaining 59,344 were females. West Sikkim District population constituted 22.35 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for West Sikkim District was at 22.79 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 10.69 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, West Sikkim District recorded increase of 25.57 percent to its population compared to 1991.

West Sikkim Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 136,435 123,256
Male 70,238 63,912
Female 66,197 59,344
Population Growth 10.69% 25.57%
Area Sq. Km 1,166 1,166
Density/km2 117 106
Proportion to Sikkim Population 22.35% 22.79%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 942 929
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 964 966
Average Literacy 77.39 58.80
Male Literacy 83.53 66.82
Female Literacy 70.86 50.11
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 15,706 20,153
Male Population (0-6 Age) 7,996 10,251
Female Population (0-6 Age) 7,710 9,902
Literates 93,432 60,628
Male Literates 51,988 35,854
Female Literates 41,444 24,774
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.51% 16.35%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.38% 16.04%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.65% 16.69%

West Sikkim District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of West Sikkim district for 2011 is 117 people per sq. km. In 2001, West Sikkim district density was at 106 people per sq. km. West Sikkim district administers 1,166 square kilometers of areas.

West Sikkim Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of West Sikkim in 2011 were 77.39 compared to 58.80 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 83.53 and 70.86 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 66.82 and 50.11 in West Sikkim District. Total literate in West Sikkim District were 93,432 of which male and female were 51,988 and 41,444 respectively. In 2001, West Sikkim District had 60,628 in its district.

West Sikkim Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in West Sikkim, it stood at 942 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 929. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 964 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 966 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

West Sikkim Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including West Sikkim. There were total 15,706 children under age of 0-6 against 20,153 of 2001 census. Of total 15,706 male and female were 7,996 and 7,710 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 964 compared to 966 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.51 percent of West Sikkim District compared to 16.35 percent of 2001. There was net change of -4.84 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

West Sikkim Houseless Census

In 2011, total 12 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in West Sikkim district of Sikkim. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 49. This approx 0.04% of total population of West Sikkim district.

West Sikkim Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 75,286 55.18 %
Muslims 965 0.71 %
Christian 13,002 9.53 %
Sikh 40 0.03 %
Buddhist 36,390 26.67 %
Jain 20 0.01 %
Others 10,477 7.68 %
Not Stated 255 0.19 %

West Sikkim Population 2015

What is the population of West Sikkim in 2015? The fact is, last census for West Sikkim district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of West Sikkim district situated in Sikkim. As per 2011, West Sikkim population is 136,435

West Sikkim District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total West Sikkim population for 2011 census, 3.85 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 5,248 people lives in urban areas of which males are 2,710 and females are 2,538. Sex Ratio in urban region of West Sikkim district is 937 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in West Sikkim district was 967 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 539 of which males and females were 274 and 265. This child population figure of West Sikkim district is 10.11 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in West Sikkim district as per census 2011 is 89.34 % of which males and females are 93.47 % and 84.91 % literates respectively. In actual number 4,207 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 2,277 and 1,930 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 96.15 % population of West Sikkim districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total West Sikkim district population living in rural areas is 131,187 of which males and females are 67,528 and 63,659 respectively. In rural areas of West Sikkim district, sex ratio is 943 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of West Sikkim district is considered, figure is 964 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 15,167 in rural areas of which males were 7,722 and females were 7,445. The child population comprises 11.44 % of total rural population of West Sikkim district. Literacy rate in rural areas of West Sikkim district is 76.90 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 83.12 and 70.29 percent respectively. In total, 89,225 people were literate of which males and females were 49,711 and 39,514 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 96.15 % 3.85 %
Total Population 131,187 5,248
Male Population 67,528 2,710
Female Population 63,659 2,538
Sex Ratio 943 937
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 964 967
Child Population (0-6) 15,167 539
Male Child(0-6) 7,722 274
Female Child(0-6) 7,445 265
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.56 % 10.27 %
Male Child Percentage 11.44 % 10.11 %
Female Child Percentage 11.70 % 10.44 %
Literates 89,225 4,207
Male Literates 49,711 2,277
Female Literates 39,514 1,930
Average Literacy 76.90 % 89.34 %
Male Literacy 83.12 % 93.47 %
Female Literacy 70.29 % 84.91 %

City/Metros in West Sikkim District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside West Sikkim District
Cities inside West Sikkim District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside West Sikkim District

Related Questions

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2 Aizawl 97.89 %
3 Mahe 97.87 %
4 Kottayam 97.21 %
5 Pathanamthitta 96.55 %