Lachung Population - North Sikkim, Sikkim

Lachung is a large village located in Chungthang Sub Division of North Sikkim district, Sikkim with total 401 families residing. The Lachung village has population of 2495 of which 1796 are males while 699 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Lachung village population of children with age 0-6 is 114 which makes up 4.57 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Lachung village is 389 which is lower than Sikkim state average of 890. Child Sex Ratio for the Lachung as per census is 781, lower than Sikkim average of 957.

Lachung village has lower literacy rate compared to Sikkim. In 2011, literacy rate of Lachung village was 75.56 % compared to 81.42 % of Sikkim. In Lachung Male literacy stands at 85.68 % while female literacy rate was 48.54 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Lachung village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Lachung village.

Lachung Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 401 - -
Population 2,495 1,796 699
Child (0-6) 114 64 50
Schedule Caste 13 10 3
Schedule Tribe 1,063 569 494
Literacy 75.56 % 85.68 % 48.54 %
Total Workers 1,952 1,525 427
Main Worker 1,707 5,120 0
Marginal Worker 245 80 165

Caste Factor

In Lachung village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 42.61 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.52 % of total population in Lachung village.

Work Profile

In Lachung village out of total population, 1952 were engaged in work activities. 87.45 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.55 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1952 workers engaged in Main Work, 159 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149