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Yikhum Population - Wokha, Nagaland

Yikhum is a large village located in Englan Circle of Wokha district, Nagaland with total 461 families residing. The Yikhum village has population of 3174 of which 1571 are males while 1603 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Yikhum village population of children with age 0-6 is 373 which makes up 11.75 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Yikhum village is 1020 which is higher than Nagaland state average of 931. Child Sex Ratio for the Yikhum as per census is 828, lower than Nagaland average of 943.

Yikhum village has lower literacy rate compared to Nagaland. In 2011, literacy rate of Yikhum village was 71.65 % compared to 79.55 % of Nagaland. In Yikhum Male literacy stands at 77.69 % while female literacy rate was 65.90 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Yikhum 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 Yikhum village.

Yikhum Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 461 - -
Population 3,174 1,571 1,603
Child (0-6) 373 204 169
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 3,167 1,568 1,599
Literacy 71.65 % 77.69 % 65.90 %
Total Workers 2,215 1,077 1,138
Main Worker 1,440 - -
Marginal Worker 775 393 382

Caste Factor

In Yikhum village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.78 % of total population in Yikhum village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Yikhum village of Wokha.

Work Profile

In Yikhum village out of total population, 2215 were engaged in work activities. 65.01 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.99 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2215 workers engaged in Main Work, 1081 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 102 were Agricultural labourer.