Sittong Forest Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Sittong Forest is a large village located in Kurseong Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 632 families residing. The Sittong Forest village has population of 2930 of which 1468 are males while 1462 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sittong Forest village population of children with age 0-6 is 225 which makes up 7.68 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sittong Forest village is 996 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Sittong Forest as per census is 991, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Sittong Forest village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Sittong Forest village was 82.18 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Sittong Forest Male literacy stands at 89.74 % while female literacy rate was 74.59 %.

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

Sittong Forest Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 632 - -
Population 2,930 1,468 1,462
Child (0-6) 225 113 112
Schedule Caste 192 92 100
Schedule Tribe 1,057 540 517
Literacy 82.18 % 89.74 % 74.59 %
Total Workers 1,121 716 405
Main Worker 693 - -
Marginal Worker 428 242 186

Caste Factor

In Sittong Forest village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 36.08 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 6.55 % of total population in Sittong Forest village.

Work Profile

In Sittong Forest village out of total population, 1121 were engaged in work activities. 61.82 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.18 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1121 workers engaged in Main Work, 1 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 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