Chawang Population - North Sikkim, Sikkim

Chawang is a medium size village located in Mangan Sub Division of North Sikkim district, Sikkim with total 130 families residing. The Chawang village has population of 579 of which 306 are males while 273 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chawang village population of children with age 0-6 is 52 which makes up 8.98 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chawang village is 892 which is higher than Sikkim state average of 890. Child Sex Ratio for the Chawang as per census is 793, lower than Sikkim average of 957.

Chawang village has higher literacy rate compared to Sikkim. In 2011, literacy rate of Chawang village was 83.68 % compared to 81.42 % of Sikkim. In Chawang Male literacy stands at 89.17 % while female literacy rate was 77.60 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chawang village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Chawang Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 130 - -
Population 579 306 273
Child (0-6) 52 29 23
Schedule Caste 7 4 3
Schedule Tribe 545 288 257
Literacy 83.68 % 89.17 % 77.60 %
Total Workers 274 162 112
Main Worker 187 7,557 0
Marginal Worker 87 52 35

Caste Factor

In Chawang village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 94.13 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.21 % of total population in Chawang village.

Work Profile

In Chawang village out of total population, 274 were engaged in work activities. 68.25 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.75 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 274 workers engaged in Main Work, 120 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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