East Sikkim District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of East 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 East Sikkim District of Sikkim.

In 2011, East Sikkim had population of 283,583 of which male and female were 151,432 and 132,151 respectively. In 2001 census, East Sikkim had a population of 245,040 of which males were 132,917 and remaining 112,123 were females. East Sikkim District population constituted 46.45 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for East Sikkim District was at 45.31 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 15.73 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, East Sikkim District recorded increase of 37.31 percent to its population compared to 1991.

East Sikkim Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 283,583 245,040
Male 151,432 132,917
Female 132,151 112,123
Population Growth 15.73% 37.31%
Area Sq. Km 954 954
Density/km2 297 257
Proportion to Sikkim Population 46.45% 45.31%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 873 844
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 960 950
Average Literacy 83.85 74.67
Male Literacy 88.47 81.20
Female Literacy 78.50 66.80
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 27,984 31,410
Male Population (0-6 Age) 14,277 16,105
Female Population (0-6 Age) 13,707 15,305
Literates 214,329 159,521
Male Literates 121,345 94,850
Female Literates 92,984 64,671
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.87% 12.82%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.43% 12.12%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.37% 13.65%

East Sikkim District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of East Sikkim district for 2011 is 297 people per sq. km. In 2001, East Sikkim district density was at 257 people per sq. km. East Sikkim district administers 954 square kilometers of areas.

East Sikkim Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of East Sikkim in 2011 were 83.85 compared to 74.67 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 88.47 and 78.50 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 81.20 and 66.80 in East Sikkim District. Total literate in East Sikkim District were 214,329 of which male and female were 121,345 and 92,984 respectively. In 2001, East Sikkim District had 159,521 in its district.

East Sikkim Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in East Sikkim, it stood at 873 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 844. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 960 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 950 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

East Sikkim Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including East Sikkim. There were total 27,984 children under age of 0-6 against 31,410 of 2001 census. Of total 27,984 male and female were 14,277 and 13,707 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 960 compared to 950 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.87 percent of East Sikkim District compared to 12.82 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.95 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

East Sikkim Houseless Census

In 2011, total 39 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in East Sikkim district of Sikkim. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 130. This approx 0.05% of total population of East Sikkim district.

East Sikkim Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 177,910 62.74 %
Muslims 6,198 2.19 %
Christian 23,398 8.25 %
Sikh 861 0.30 %
Buddhist 72,455 25.55 %
Jain 214 0.08 %
Others 1,726 0.61 %
Not Stated 821 0.29 %

East Sikkim Population 2015

What is the population of East Sikkim in 2015? The fact is, last census for East Sikkim district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of East Sikkim district situated in Sikkim. As per 2011, East Sikkim population is 283,583

East Sikkim District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total East Sikkim population for 2011 census, 43.19 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 122,487 people lives in urban areas of which males are 64,285 and females are 58,202. Sex Ratio in urban region of East Sikkim district is 905 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in East Sikkim district was 935 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 11,761 of which males and females were 6,078 and 5,683. This child population figure of East Sikkim district is 9.45 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in East Sikkim district as per census 2011 is 88.90 % of which males and females are 92.50 % and 84.91 % literates respectively. In actual number 98,438 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 53,844 and 44,594 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 56.81 % population of East Sikkim districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total East Sikkim district population living in rural areas is 161,096 of which males and females are 87,147 and 73,949 respectively. In rural areas of East Sikkim district, sex ratio is 849 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of East Sikkim district is considered, figure is 979 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 16,223 in rural areas of which males were 8,199 and females were 8,024. The child population comprises 9.41 % of total rural population of East Sikkim district. Literacy rate in rural areas of East Sikkim district is 79.99 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 85.50 and 73.40 percent respectively. In total, 115,891 people were literate of which males and females were 67,501 and 48,390 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 56.81 % 43.19 %
Total Population 161,096 122,487
Male Population 87,147 64,285
Female Population 73,949 58,202
Sex Ratio 849 905
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 979 935
Child Population (0-6) 16,223 11,761
Male Child(0-6) 8,199 6,078
Female Child(0-6) 8,024 5,683
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.07 % 9.60 %
Male Child Percentage 9.41 % 9.45 %
Female Child Percentage 10.85 % 9.76 %
Literates 115,891 98,438
Male Literates 67,501 53,844
Female Literates 48,390 44,594
Average Literacy 79.99 % 88.90 %
Male Literacy 85.50 % 92.50 %
Female Literacy 73.40 % 84.91 %

City/Metros in East Sikkim District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside East Sikkim District
Cities inside East Sikkim District Population Male Female
Gangtok (M Corp) 100,286 52,459 47,827

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