Sikkim Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy
As per details from Census 2011, Sikkim has population of 6.11 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 5.41 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Sikkim as per lastest census data is 610,577 of which male and female are 323,070 and 287,507 respectively. In 2001, total population was 540,851 in which males were 288,484 while females were 252,367. The total population growth in this decade was 12.89 percent while in previous decade it was 32.98 percent. The population of Sikkim forms 0.05 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.05 percent.
Sikkim Sex Ratio 2023
Sex Ratio in Sikkim is 890 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 875 per 1000 males in Sikkim.
Sikkim Literacy Rate 2023
Literacy rate in Sikkim has seen upward trend and is 81.42 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 86.55 percent while female literacy is at 75.61 percent.
Sikkim 2023 PopulationWhat is the population of Sikkim in 2023 ? The last census of Sikkim was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Sikkim 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Sikkim Religion wise Population 2023
Hinduism is majority religion in state of Sikkim with 57.76 % followers. Buddhism is second most popular religion in Sikkim state with 27.39 % following it. In Sikkim state, Islam is followed by 1.62 %, Christianity by 9.91 %, Jainism by 0.05 % and Sikhism by 0.31 %. Around 2.67 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.30 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
|Other religion||2.67 %|
Sikkim Population Data
|Approximate Population||6.11 Lakhs||5.41 Lakh|
|Percantage of total Population||0.05%||0.05%|
|Child Sex Ratio||957||963|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||64,111||78,195|
|Literacy||81.42 %||68.81 %|
|Male Literacy||86.55 %||76.04 %|
|Female Literacy||75.61 %||60.40 %|
Sikkim Urban Population
Out of total population of Sikkim, 25.15% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Sikkim increased by 156.52 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Sikkim was 913 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Sikkim for Urban regions was 88.71 percent.
Sikkim Rural Population
Of the total population of Sikkim state, around 74.85 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Sikkim for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was -4.99%. In rural regions of Sikkim state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 882. Average literacy rate in Sikkim for rural areas was 78.95 percent.
Sikkim City List
Sikkim State InformationRecently as per Sikkim census data, 64.48% houses are owned while 30.55% were rented. In all, 71.38% couples in Sikkim lived in single family. In 2011, 67.48% of Sikkim population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 3.34% of Sikkim population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Sikkim. 8.27% of family in Sikkim owned car while 2.83% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Sikkim, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Sikkim population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Sikkim.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Sikkim is Gangtok. The languages spoken in the Sikkim state includes Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Kulung, Gurung, Manggar, Sherpa, Tamang and Sunwar. In total Sikkim (SK) state comprises 4 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Sikkim state is SK.