Sl. No. State/District Sector Population
Persons Male Female
1 North Rural 39065 22274 16791
Urban 4644 2456 2188
Total 43709 24730 18979
2 East Rural 161096 87147 73949
Urban 122487 64285 58202
Total 283583 151432 132151
3 South Rural 125651 65848 59803
Urban 21199 10822 10377
Total 146850 76670 70180
4 West Rural 131187 67528 63659
Urban 5248 2710 2538
Total 136435 70238 66197
5 Sikkim Rural 456999 242797 214202
Urban 153578 80273 73305
Total 610577 323070 287507
Sl. No. Year Sikkim North West South East
1
1971
209843 13014 58023 53185 85621
2
1981
316385 26455 75192 75976 138762
3
1991
406457 31240 98161 98604 178452
4
2001
540851 41030 123256 131525 245040
5
2011
610577 43709 136435 146850 283583
Sl. No. Year Sikkim North West South East
1
1971-81
50.77 103.28 29.59 42.85 62.07
2
1981-91
28.47 18.09 30.55 29.78 28.60
3
1991-01
33.06 31.34 25.57 33.39 37.31
4
2001-11
12.89 6.53 10.69 11.65 15.73

Sl. No.

Census Year

Sikkim

North

West

South

East

1

1971-81

39.50

102.44

29.10

35.89

39.24

2

1981-91

39.26

18.55

31.16

36.01

53.45

3

1991-01

30.19

30.70

25.97

32.85

31.11

4

2001-11

-4.99

-1.80

8.03

-1.51

-16.18

Sl. No.

Census Year

Sikkim

North

West

South

East

1

1971-81

159.73

135.65

54.84

339.03

154.08

2

1981-91

-11.90

2.95

475.25

-52.12

-26.29

3

1991-01

33.03

55.42

-81.32

53.60

65.83

4

2001-11

156.52

272.12

187.72

437.23

131.75

Sl. No. State / District / Sub-District Population Percentage decadal change
2011 2001-2011
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1 Sikkim 610577 456999 153578 12.9 -5.0 156.5
2 North District 43709 39065 4644 6.5 -1.8 272.1
3 Chungthang 10038 10038 0 4.4 -4.4 0.0
4 Mangan 33671 29027 4644 10.3 -0.9 272.1
5 West District 136435 131187 5248 10.7 8.0 187.7
6 Gyalshing 71675 67662 4013 11.3 6.4 384.7
7 Soreng 64760 63525 1235 10.1 9.8 24.0
8 South District 146850 125651 21199 11.7 -1.5 437.2
9 Namchi 98895 77696 21199 13.2 -6.8 437.2
10 Ravong 47955 47955 0 8.6 8.6

0.0

11 East District 283583 161096 122487 15.7 -16.2 131.8
12 Gangtok 219450 102846 116604 16.4 -24.2 120.6
13 Pakyong 36392 36392 0 13.0 13.0 0.0
14 Rongli 27741 21858 5883 14.1 -10.1 0.0
Sl. No. State / District / Sub-District Population Percentage decadal change
2011 2001-2011
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1
Sikkim 323070 242797 80273 12.0 -5.1 145.4
2
North District 24730 22274 2456 5.6 -1.6 218.5
3
Chungthang 6932 6932 0 -2.6 -2.6 0.0
4
Mangan 17798 15342 2456 9.2 -1.2 218.5
5
West District 70238 67528 2710 9.9 7.4 163.9
6
Gyalshing 37177 35123 2054 10.2 5.6 320.0
7
Soreng 33061 32405 656 9.6 9.4 21.9
8
South District 76670 65848 10822 12.4 -0.4 404.5
9
Namchi 51339 40517 10822 13.9 -5.6 404.5
10
Ravong 25331 25331 0 9.4 9.4 0.0
11
East District 151432 87147 64285 13.9 -16.3 123.5
12
Gangtok 118229 57118 61111 14.4 -23.4 112.4
13
Pakyong 18795 18795 0 12.6 12.6 0.0
14
Rongli 14408 11234 3174 11.6 -13.0 0.0
Sl. No. State / District / Sub-District Population Percentage decadal change
2011 2001-2011
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1
SIKKIM
287507 214202 73305 13.9 -4.9 169.9
2
North District
18979 16791 2188 7.7 -2.0 358.7
3
Chungthang
3106 3106 0 -8.3 -8.3 0.0
4
Mangan
15873 13685 2188 11.5 -0.5 358.7
5
West District
66197 63659 2538 11.5 8.7 218.4
6
Gyalshing
34498 32539 1959 12.5 7.3 477.9
7
Soreng
31699 31120 579 10.6 10.3 26.4
8
South District
70180 59803 10377 10.9 -2.7 476.2
9
Namchi
47556 37179 10377 12.5 -8.1 476.2
10
Ravong
22624 22624 0 7.7 7.7 0.0
11
East District
132151 73949 58202 17.9 -16.0 141.7
12
Gangtok
101221 45728 55493 18.8 -25.2 130.4
13
Pakyong
17597 17597 0 13.3 13.3 0.0
14
Rongli
13333 10624 2709 17.0 -6.8 0.0
Age Group Total Rural Urban
Persons Males Females Persons Males Females Persons Males Females
0-6 64111 32761 31350 49218 25061 24157 14893 7700 7193
7-18 155975 79090 76885 120667 61490 59177 35308 17600 17708
19-44 277128 148459 128669 200523 108434 92089 76605 40025 36580
45-60 75845 42036 33809 55843 30663 25180 20002 11373 8629
61-80 32588 17991 14597 26731 14884 11847 5857 3107 2750
81-99 3659 2038 1621 2955 1686 1269 704 352 352
100+ 95 58 37 75 48 27 20 10 10
Age not stated 1176 637 539 987 531 456 189 106 83
All Age 610577 323070 287507 456999 242797 214202 153578 80273 73305
Sl. No. Child Population in the age group 0-6 years Absolute Percentage of total population
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1
Persons
64111 49218 14893 100.0 76.8 23.2
2
Males
32761 25061 7700 100.0 76.5 23.5
3
Females
31350 24157 7193 100.0 77.1 22.9
4
Child Sex Ratio
975 964 934      
Sl. No. State / District / Sub-District (0-6 Years) 2001 (0-6 Years) 2011
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1
Sikkim
963 966 922 957 964 934
2
North District
995 1001 804 929 934 893
3
Chungthang
839 839 0 830 830 0
4
Mangan
1033 1042 804 948 958 893
5
West District
966 965 1061 964 964 967
6
Gyalshing
947 948 841 954 956 919
7
Soreng
989 986 1200 977 975 1125
8
South District
969 970 907 953 956 933
9
Namchi
992 995 907 966 975 933
10
Ravong
929 929 0 928 928 0
11
East District
950 956 921 960 979 935
12
Gangtok
951 960 921 951 964 938
13
Pakyong
968 968 0 1014 1014 0
14
Rongli
917 917 0 963 987 875
State / District/ Sub-Division Name Child Population (0-6 Years) 2011 Proportion of Child Population
2001 2011
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
Persons
SIKKIM 64111 49218 14893 14.5 15.0 10.3 10.5 10.8 9.7
North District
4677 4092 585 14.5 14.6 13.3 10.7 10.5 12.6
Chungthang? Sub Division
719 719 0 10.2 10.2 0.0 7.2 7.2 0.0
Mangan Sub Division
3958 3373 585 16.0 16.1 13.3 11.8 11.6 12.6
West District
15706 15167 539 16.4 16.4 12.9 11.5 11.6 10.3
Gyalshing Sub Division
8773 8370 403 17.1 17.2 9.8 12.2 12.4 10.0
Soreng Sub Division
6933 6797 136 15.5 15.5 15.5 10.7 10.7 11.0
South District
15744 13736 2008 15.7 15.9 10.3 10.7 10.9 9.5
Namchi Sub Division
10086 8078 2008 15.1 15.3 10.3 10.2 10.4 9.5
Ravong Sub Division
5658 5658 0 16.9 16.9 0.0 11.8 11.8 0.0
East District
27984 16223 11761 12.8 13.5 10.2 9.9 10.1 9.6
Gangtok Sub Division
21298 10154 11144 12.5 13.5 10.2 9.7 9.9 9.6
Pakyong Sub Division
3720 3720 0 14.4 14.4 0.0 10.2 10.2 0.0
Rongli Sub Division
2966 2349 617 12.9 12.9 0.0 10.7 10.7 10.5
Males
SIKKIM
32761 25061 7700 13.8 14.3 9.8 10.1 10.3 9.6
North District
2425 2116 309 12.8 12.8 11.9 9.8 9.5 12.6
Chungthang Sub Division
393 393 0 8.2 8.2 0.0 5.7 5.7 0.0
Mangan Sub Division
2032 1723 309 14.7 14.9 11.9 11.4 11.2 12.6
West District
7996 7722 274 16.0 16.1 11.1 11.4 11.4 10.1
Gyalshing Sub Division
4490 4280 210 16.8 16.9 9.0 12.1 12.2 10.2
Soreng Sub Division
3506 3442 64 15.2 15.2 13.0 10.6 10.6 9.8
South District
8063 7024 1039 15.4 15.6 10.0 10.5 10.7 9.6
Namchi Sub Division
5129 4090 1039 14.7 14.9 10.0 10.0 10.1 9.6
Ravong Sub Division
2934 2934 0 16.7 16.7 0.0 11.6 11.6 0.0
East District
14277 8199 6078 12.1 12.8 9.7 9.4 9.4 9.5
Gangtok Sub Division
10919 5170 5749 11.7 12.5 9.7 9.2 9.1 9.4
Pakyong Sub Division
1847 1847 0 14.1 14.1 0.0 9.8 9.8 0.0
Rongli Sub Division
1511 1182 329 12.6 12.6 0.0 10.5 10.5 10.4
Females
SIKKIM
31350 24157 7193 15.2 15.7 10.9 10.9 11.3 9.8
North District
2252 1976 276 16.9 16.9 15.5 11.9 11.8 12.6
Chungthang Sub Division
326 326 0 14.4 14.4 0.0 10.5 10.5 0.0
Mangan Sub Division
1926 1650 276 17.4 17.5 15.5 12.1 12.10 12.6
West District
7710 7445 265 16.7 16.7 15.2 11.6 11.7 10.4
Gyalshing Sub Division
4283 4090 193 17.5 17.6 10.9 12.4 12.6 9.9
Soreng Sub Division
3427 3355 72 15.8 15.8 18.3 10.8 10.8 12.4
South District
7681 6712 969 16.1 16.2 10.8 10.9 11.2 9.3
Namchi Sub Division
4957 3988 969 15.6 15.8 10.8 10.4 10.7 9.3
Ravong Sub Division
2724 2724 0 17.1 17.1 0.0 12.0 12.0 0.0
East District
13707 8024 5683 13.7 14.5 10.7 10.4 10.9 9.8
Gangtok Sub Division
10379 4984 5395 13.5 14.6 10.7 10.3 10.9 9.7
Pakyong Sub Division
1873 1873 0 14.7 14.7 0.0 10.6 10.6 0.0
Rongli Sub Division
1455 1167 288 13.1 13.1 0.0 10.9 11.0 10.6
Sl. No. State / District/
Sub-Division
Proportion 2001 Proportion 2011 Sex Ratio 2001 Sex Ratio 2011
Rural Urban Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1
Sikkim
88.9 11.1 74.8 25.2 875 880 830 980 882 913
2
North District
97 3 89.4 10.6 752 757 619 767 754 891
3
Chungthang
100 0 100 0 467 476 0 448 448 0
4
Mangan
95.9 4.1 86.2 13.8 873 886 619 892 982 891
5
West Sikkim
98.5 1.5 96.2 3.8 929 931 776 942 943 937
6
Gyalshing
98.7 1.3 94.4 5.6 909 912 639 928 926 954
7
Soreng
98.3 1.7 98.1 1.9 950 952 851 959 960 883
8
South District
97 3 85.6 14.4 927 930 840 915 908 959
9
Namchi
95.5 4.5 78.6 21.4 938 943 840 926 918 959
10
Ravong
100 0 100 0 907 907 0 893 893 0
11
East District
78.4 21.6 56.8 43.2 844 845 837 873 849 905
12
Gangtok
72 28 46.9 53.1 825 820 837 856 801 908
13
Pakyong
100 0 100 0 931 931 0 936 936 0
14
Rongli
100 0 78.8 21.2 883 883 0 925 946 853
Social Group Population particular Absolute Percentage to total population
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
Scheduled Caste
Persons
28275 20335 7940 4.6 4.4 5.2
Males
14454 10496 3958 4.5 4.3 4.9
Females
13821 9839 3982 4.8 4.6 5.4
Scheduled Tribe
Persons
206360 167146 39214 33.8 36.6 25.5
Males
105261 86059 19202 32.6 35.4 23.9
Females
101099 81087 20012 35.2 37.9 27.3
Items Sector/Year Unit Sikkim India
Population 2011 Total No.
610577
1210569573
Rural No.
456999
833463448
Urban No.
153578
377106125
Decennial Growth of Population 1971-1981 Absolute
106542
135169445
Percentage
50.77
24.66
1981-1991
Absolute
90072
163091942
Percentage
28.47
23.87
1991-2001
Absolute
134394
182316397
Percentage
33.06
21.54
2001-2011
Absolute
69726
181832137
Percentage
12.89
17.68
Urban Population as Percentage
to Total Population
1971
Percentage
9.37
19.91
1981
Percentage
16.15
23.34
1991
Percentage
9.1
25.73
2001
Percentage
11.07
27.81
2011
Percentage
25.2
31.08
Sex Ratio
1971
Females per 1000 Males
863
930
1981
835
934
1991
878
927
2001
875
933
2011
890
943
Density of Population
1971
Per sq. km
29
177
1981
Per sq. km
45
216
1991
Per sq. km
57
267
2001
Per sq. km
76
325
2011
Per sq. km
86
382
Literacy Rate
1971
Percentage
17.74
34.45
1981
Percentage
34.05
43.56
1991
Percentage
56.94
52.21
2001
Percentage
69.68
64.8
2011
Percentage
81.4
73
Percentage of main workers
to total population
1971
Percentage
53.18
33.06
1981
Percentage
46.6
33.45
1991
Percentage
40.45
34.19
2001
Percentage
39.31
30.4
2011
Percentage
37.73
29.94
Item Year Unit North District East District South District West District Sikkim
Population
2001
Persons
41030 245040 131525 123256 540851
2011 43709 283583 146850 136435 610577
Urban Population
2001
As % of total population
3.04 21.57 3 1.48 11.07
2011
10.62 43.19 14.43 3.84 25.15
Literacy Rates
2001
As % of total population
67.2 74.7 67.3 58.8 68.08
2011
78 83.9 81.4 77.4 81.4
Decennial Growth
1901-
2001
As % of total population
31.34 37.31 33.39 25.54 33.06
2001-
2011
6.53 15.73 11.65 10.69 12.89
Density of Population
2001
Per sq. km
10 257 175 106 76
2011
10 297 196 117 86
Sex Ratio
2001
Females per 1000 males
752 844 927 929 875
2011
767 873 915 942 890
Scheduled
Caste Population
2001
As % of total population
2.1 5.8 4.8 4.7 5
2011
2.2 5.4 4.1 4.4 4.6
Scheduled Tribe Population
2001
As % of total population
53.1 18.5 15.6 19.3 20.6
2011
65.7 27.7 28.2 42.4 33.8
Occupied Residential House
2001
Number
10921 54581 25477 23244 114223
2011
         
Main Workers
2001
As % of total population
42.78 37.78 43.62 36.54 39.36
2011
39.38 39.16 34.65 37.54 37.73
Marginal Workers
2001
As % of total population
14.6 9.77 9.37 3.39 9.27
2011
14.05 10.09 16.24 14.01 12.73
Non-Workers
2001
As % of total population
42.62 52.44 47.01 56.77 51.36
2011
         
Cultivators
2001
Percentage to total workers
39 32.6 69.4 67.1 49.5
2011
31.3 22.5 50.6 58 38.1
Agricultural Labourers
2001
Percentage to total workers
8.7 7 3.9 7.7 6.5
2011
9.7 8.2 5.6 11.4 8.4
Area
2011
Sq. km 4226 954 750 1166 7096
Sl. No. State/ District Sector 1991 2001 2011
Number of Literates Number of Literates Number of Literates
Persons Male Female Persons Male Female Persons Male Female
 
1
SIKKIM
TOTAL
188940 117226 71714 318335 189060 129275 444952 251269 193683
RURAL
163092 101430 61662 273282 163161 110121 321930 184245 137685
URBAN
25848 15796 10052 45053 25899 19154 123022 67024 55998
2
NORTH DISTRICT
TOTAL
13255 8690 4565 23572 15461 8111 30450 18579 11871
RURAL
12738 8336 4400 22716 14904 7812 27048 16694 10354
URBAN
517 352 165 856 557 299 3402 1885 1517
3
EAST DISTRICT
TOTAL
96279 58672 37607 159521 94850 64671 214329 121345 92984
RURAL
73802 45028 28774 119695 72054 47641 115891 67501 48390
URBAN
22477 13644 8833 39826 22796 17030 98438 53844 44594
4
SOUTH DISTRICT
TOTAL
43254 26923 16331 74614 42895 31719 106741 59357 47384
RURAL
41473 25813 15660 71483 41102 30381 89766 50339 39427
URBAN
1781 1110 671 3131 1793 1338 16975 9018 7957
5
WEST DISTRICT
TOTAL
36152 22941 13211 60628 35854 24774 93432 51988 41444
RURAL
35079 22251 12828 59388 35101 24287 89225 49711 39514
URBAN
1073 690 383 1240 753 487 4207 2277 1930
Sl. No. Region Census Year
1991 2001 2011
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
1
Rural
51.94 35.40 44.14 74.45 58.01 66.82 84.60 72.40 78.90
2
Urban
74.69 63.40 69.85 87.81 79.16 83.91 92.40 84.70 88.70
3
Sikkim
56.94 46.76 56.94 76.04 60.40 68.81 86.60 75.60 81.40
4
Rural
50.27 31.76 41.85 75.47 54.86 66.83 82.80 69.90 77.30
5
Urban
69.29 55.93 64.38 82.03 74.19 79.11 87.80 79.30 83.80
6
North District
50.85 32.26 42.43 75.69 55.39 67.21 83.30 71.00 78.00
7
Rural
57.83 41.87 50.35 79.32 63.26 72.04 85.50 73.40 80.00
8
Urban
75.28 64.25 70.52 87.77 79.17 83.87 92.50 84.90 88.90
9
East District
61.13 45.60 53.95 81.20 66.80 74.67 88.50 78.50 83.90
10
Rural
51.03 34.46 43.19 73.65 58.99 66.61 85.60 74.30 80.20
11
Urban
71.98 63.42 68.50 92.85 83.26 88.50 92.20 84.60 88.50
12
South District
51.67 35.12 43.87 74.29 59.72 67.31 86.50 75.80 81.40
13
Rural
44.29 27.79 36.39 66.54 49.80 58.50 83.10 70.30 76.90
14
Urban
68.93 50.33 60.90 82.48 72.04 78.04 93.50 84.90 89.30
15
West District
44.77 28.16 36.82 66.82 50.11 58.80 83.50 70.90 77.40
Sl. No. State / District / Sub-District Literates Literacy Rate
2011 2001 2001
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1
Sikkim
444952 321930 123022 6808 66.8 83.9 81.4 78.9 88.7
2
North DIstrict
30450 27048 3402 67.2 66.8 79.1 78 77.3 83.8
3
Chungthang
7399 7399 - 73.5 73.5 0 79.4 79.4 0
4
Mangan
23051 19649 3402 64.9 64.3 79.1 77.6 76.6 83.8
5
West District
93432 89225 4207 58.8 58.5 78 77.4 76.9 89.3
6
Gyalshing
48511 45282 3229 55.4 55.1 79 77.1 76.4 89.4
7
Soreng
44921 43943 978 62.4 62.2 77.2 77.7 77.5 89
8
South District
106741 89766 16975 67.3 66.6 88.5 81.4 80.2 88.5
9
Namchi
73690 56715 16975 70.3 69.4 88.5 83 81.5 88.5
10
Ravong
33051 33051 - 61.2 61.2 0 78.1 78.1 0
11
East District
214329 115891 98438 74.7 72 83.9 83.9 80 88.9
12
Gangtok
169180 75332 93848 76.4 73.4 83.9 85.4 81.3 89
13
Pakyong
25422 25422 - 68.6 68.6 0 77.8 77.8 0
14
Rongli
19727 15137 4590 96.2 69.2 0 79.6 77.6 87.2
Sl. No. Item 1981 1991 2001 2011
1
Population
316385 406457 540851 610577
2
Main Workers
147436 164392 212904 230397
a
(a) Cultivators
88610 97834 101200 117401
b
(b) Agricultural? Labourers
4887 13793 9081 25986
c
(c) Worker in Household Industry
1586 1309 3168 5143
d
(d) Other Workers
52353 55785 99455 159608
3
Marginal Workers
5378 4329 50139 77741
4
Non Workers
163571 237736 277808  
5
Increase in 2011 over 2001
       
(I)
(i) Main Workers
      17493
a
(a) Cultivators
      16201
b
(b) Agriculture Labourers
      16905
c
(c) Household Industry
      1975
d
(d) Other Workers
      60153
(II)
(ii) Marginal Workers
      27602
(III)
(iii) Non-Workers
       
Sl. No. State / District/ Sub-Division Total Workers Work Participation Rate
2011 2001 2011
Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban
1
SIKKIM
308138 243785 64353 48.6 49.7 40.2 50.5 53.3 41.9
2
North District
23359 21612 1747 57.4 57.7 45.5 53.4 55.3 37.6
3
Chungthang
6926 6926 0 65.5 65.5 0.0 69.0 69.0 0.0
4
Mangan
16433 14686 1747 54.6 55.0 45.5 48.8 50.6 37.6
5
West district
70348 68418 1930 43.2 43.3 41.5 51.6 52.2 36.8
6
Gyalshing
38639 37137 1502 45.0 44.9 48.7 53.9 54.9 37.4
7
Soreng
31709 31281 428 41.3 41.4 35.5 49.0 49.2 34.7
8
South District
74753 66807 7946 53.0 53.4 38.4 50.9 53.2 37.5
9
Namchi
48775 40829 7946 51.8 52.4 38.4 49.3 52.5 37.5
10
Ravong
25978 25978 0 55.3 55.3 0.0 54.2 54.2 0.0
11
East District
139678 86948 52730 47.6 46.9 40.1 49.3 54.0 43.0
12
Gangtok
107521 57236 50285 44.3 46.0 40.1 49.0 55.7 43.1
13
Pakyong
19823 19823 0 60.4 60.4 0.0 54.5 54.5 0.0
14
Rongli
12334 9889 2445 55.5 55.5 0.0 44.5 45.2 41.6
IMPORTANT INDICATORS
Area: 7096 sq kms   |   State Capital : Gangtok   |  Number of district: 4  |  Sub division: 16   |  Literacy rate: 81.4%  |  Sex ratio: 890 per thousand males  |  Density: 86 person per sq.km  |  Per capita income at current prices: Rs 29,7765.00  |  Per capita income at constant prices: Rs 21,8333.00  |  Birth rate: 17.1  |  Death rate: 5.1  |  Infant Mortality Rate (IMR): 19  |  Neonatal Mortality: 19.4  |  Post Neonatal: 14.3  |  Child Mortality: 6.7  |  Under Five Mortality: 32  |  Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR): 8  |  Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 1.2