Jorethang is a Nagar Panchayat city in district of South Sikkim, Sikkim. The Jorethang city is divided into 5 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jorethang Nagar Panchayat has population of 9,009 of which 4,656 are males while 4,353 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 958 which is 10.63 % of total population of Jorethang (NP). In Jorethang Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 935 against state average of 890. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jorethang is around 979 compared to Sikkim state average of 957. Literacy rate of Jorethang city is 88.95 % higher than state average of 81.42 %. In Jorethang, Male literacy is around 93.36 % while female literacy rate is 84.20 %.
Jorethang Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 2,107 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Jorethang Caste Factor
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 13.84 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 6.29 % of total population in Jorethang (NP).
Jorethang Work Profile
Out of total population, 3,367 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 2,636 were males while 731 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 3367 working population, 94.92 % were engaged in Main Work while 5.08 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Jorethang 2019 Population
The next census for Jorethang Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.