Central Pendam is a large village located in Gangtok Sub Division of East Sikkim district, Sikkim with total 1149 families residing. The Central Pendam village has population of 5434 of which 2764 are males while 2670 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Central Pendam village population of children with age 0-6 is 560 which makes up 10.31 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Central Pendam village is 966 which is higher than Sikkim state average of 890. Child Sex Ratio for the Central Pendam as per census is 944, lower than Sikkim average of 957.
Central Pendam village has lower literacy rate compared to Sikkim. In 2011, literacy rate of Central Pendam village was 80.20 % compared to 81.42 % of Sikkim. In Central Pendam Male literacy stands at 85.54 % while female literacy rate was 74.69 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Central Pendam village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
Central Pendam Data
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 15.66 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 11.15 % of total population in Central Pendam village.
In Central Pendam village out of total population, 2378 were engaged in work activities. 84.27 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.73 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 2378 workers engaged in Main Work, 581 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 142 were Agricultural labourer.