Gangtok city is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Sikkim State/UT.
The current estimate population of Gangtok city in 2023 is
, while Gangtok metro population is estimated at
. The last census was conducted in 2011 and the schedule census for Gangtok city in 2021 was postponed due to Covid. The current estimates of Gangtok city are based on past growth rate. Once govt conducts census for Gangtok city, we will update the same here in 2023.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Gangtok in 2011 is 100,286.
Gangtok Literacy Rate and Sex Ratio
In education section, total literates in Gangtok city are 81,309 of which 44,219 are males while 37,090 are females. Average literacy rate of Gangtok city is 89.33 percent of which male and female literacy was 92.77 and 85.54 percent.
The sex ratio of Gangtok city is 912 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 932 per 1000 boys.
Gangtok Slum Population
Total no. of Slums in Gangtok city numbers 5,170 in which population of 21,610 resides. This is around 21.55% of total population of Gangtok city.
Hinduism is majority religion in Gangtok city with 58.81 % followers.
Buddhism is second most popular religion in Gangtok city with 28.15 % following it.
In Gangtok city, Islam is followed by 3.14 %, Christianity by 9.07 %, Jainism by 0.14 % and Sikhism by 0.16 %. Around 0.40 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.13 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.