West is a district in Sikkim State of India. It has a total of 2 Subdivisions in this district. The district has an total area of 1,166 sq km. There are 2 towns and 125 villages in this district.
As per census West has a population of 136,435 in 2011 out of which 70,238 are male and 66,197 are female. Population of West in 2020/2021 is 148,854(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 93,432 out of 51,988 are male and 41,444 are female. People living in West depend on multiple skills, total workers are 70,348 out of which men are 40,772 and women are 29,576. Total 30,728 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 18,509 are cultivated by men and 12,219 are women. 3,984 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 2,503 and 1,481 are women. West sex ratio is 942 females per 1000 of males. Next West Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 1,166 sq km., 4 sq km is urban and 1162 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 151,443 in the district, 5,248 are in urban area and 131,187 are in rural area. 1,133 households are in urban, 26,890 are in rural area. 4,207 literate people are in urban, 89,225 are in rural area.
Geography of West
Languages spoken are Nepali, Sikkimese, Hindi
Population Density of West : 104 per sq km
Total Area of West : 1310 sq km
District Official website : http://wsikkim.gov.in