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Sikkim East District

East is a district in Sikkim State of India. It has a total of 3 Subdivisions in this district. The district has an total area of 954 sq km. There are 4 towns and 123 villages in this district.

East District Population

As per census East has a population of 283,583 in 2011 out of which 151,432 are male and 132,151 are female. Population of East in 2020/2021 is 309,396(estimates as per aadhar feb 2019 data). Literate people are 214,329 out of 121,345 are male and 92,984 are female. People living in East depend on multiple skills, total workers are 139,678 out of which men are 92,351 and women are 47,327. Total 22,325 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 13,135 are cultivated by men and 9,190 are women. 5,127 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 3,025 and 2,102 are women. East sex ratio is 873 females per 1000 of males. Next East Census will be in 2021.

East District Population of Rural and Urban

The district has an total area of 954 sq km., 25 sq km is urban and 929 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 314,778 in the district, 122,487 are in urban area and 161,096 are in rural area. 28,691 households are in urban, 32,876 are in rural area. 98,438 literate people are in urban, 115,891 are in rural area.

East barchart on population, literacy, workers & households

Geography of East
Languages spoken are Nepali, Sikkimese, Hindi
Population Density of East : 256 per sq km
Total Area of East : 964 sq km
District Official website :

Sikkim 2014 Assembly Elections Results 2014

East District Subdivisions List

East District Subdivisions population in 2011, Below is the list of East Subdivisions househods, total population and as per male and female statistics.
SubdivisionsPopulation 2011MaleFemaleHouseholds

Districts of Sikkim

Cities/Towns of Sikkim

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