Sastugachh Population - Darjiling, West Bengal

Sastugachh is a medium size village located in Phansidewa Block of Darjiling district, West Bengal with total 121 families residing. The Sastugachh village has population of 634 of which 310 are males while 324 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sastugachh village population of children with age 0-6 is 76 which makes up 11.99 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sastugachh village is 1045 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Sastugachh as per census is 1375, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Sastugachh village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Sastugachh village was 45.16 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Sastugachh Male literacy stands at 52.88 % while female literacy rate was 37.50 %.

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

Sastugachh Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 121 - -
Population 634 310 324
Child (0-6) 76 32 44
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 625 306 319
Literacy 45.16 % 52.88 % 37.50 %
Total Workers 294 165 129
Main Worker 256 - -
Marginal Worker 38 16 22

Caste Factor

In Sastugachh village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 98.58 % of total population in Sastugachh village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Sastugachh village of Darjiling.

Work Profile

In Sastugachh village out of total population, 294 were engaged in work activities. 87.07 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.93 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 294 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 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