Gangtok is a Municipal Corporation city in district of East Sikkim, Sikkim. The Gangtok city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Gangtok Municipal Corporation has population of 100,286 of which 52,459 are males while 47,827 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 9264 which is 9.24 % of total population of Gangtok (M Corp). In Gangtok Municipal Corporation, Female Sex Ratio is of 912 against state average of 890. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Gangtok is around 932 compared to Sikkim state average of 957. Literacy rate of Gangtok city is 89.33 % higher than state average of 81.42 %. In Gangtok, Male literacy is around 92.77 % while female literacy rate is 85.54 %.
Gangtok Municipal Corporation has total administration over 23,773 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Corporation limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Gangtok Caste Factor
Gangtok (M Corp) of East Sikkim has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 28.43 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 4.78 % of total population in Gangtok (M Corp).
Gangtok Work Profile
Out of total population, 43,776 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 30,937 were males while 12,839 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 43776 working population, 86.47 % were engaged in Main Work while 13.53 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Gangtok 2019 Population
The next census for Gangtok Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.