SIKKIM AT A GLANCE

1997

Bureau of Economics & Statistics

Planning & Development Department

Government of Sikkim

Gangtok

 

AREA AND POPULATION 1991 CENSUS

Particulars

Unit

North

East

South

West

State

Total Geographical Area

Sq.Km.

4226

954

750

1166

7096

Percentage of the District

%

59.56

13.44

10.57

16.43

18.00

TOTAL POPULATION

Male.

No.

17090

95986

52105

51246

216422

Female.

No

14150

82466

46499

46915

190030

Total.

No.

31240

178452

98604

98161

406457

PERCENTAGE POPULATION OF

The District

%

7.69

43.90

24.26

24.15

100

Decennial population Growth rate (1981-91)

%

18.9

28.60

29.78

30.55

28.47

Density of Population

Sq.Km.

7

187

131

84

57

Sex ratio per 1000 males

No.

828

859

892

915

878

NO. OF LITERATE PERSON BY SEX

Male

No.

8690

58672

26923

22941

117226

Female

No.

4565

37607

16332

13211

71714

Total

No.

13255

96279

43254

36152

188940

LETERACY BY SEX

Male

%

63.64

73.10

63.18

54.92

65.74

Female

%

40.69

55.66

43.70

35.26

46.69

Total

%

53.47

65.13

54.08

45.62

56.94

S.T Population

No.

17301

37632

16671

19297

90901

% age of S.T. population

%

55.38

21.09

16.91

19.66

22.36

S.C Population

No.

1111

12482

5564

4927

24084

%age of S.C Population

%

0.35

6.99

5.64

5.02

5.93

Total workers

No.

13786

68717

42187

44031

168721

%age of workers

%

44.13

38.51

42.78

44.86

41.51

 PROJECTED POPULATION

 

Unit

1997

1999

2001

Population

No.

479700

506938

535723

 

 

 

Absolute

Percentage

Decennial

1971-81

106542

50.77

Population Growth

1981-91

90072

28.47

Source : Census of India

 NO.OF PEAKS & PASSES OF SIKKIM

Height In ft

Commencing from South To East.

Running from Kanchanjunga Seperating Rangit from Talungchu

From Talungchu seperating from Zemu

Separating Lachen Lachung

Others

Total

9000-12000

3

-

-

2

-

5

12001-15000

11

-

-

1

-

12

15001-18000

11

1

1

1

2

16

18001-21000

2

1

1

-

1

5

 21001-24000

4

1

1

-

1

7

 24001-27000

1

-

-

-

-

1

 27001 & above

1

-

-

-

-

1

State

33

3

3

4

4

47

VETERINARY SERVICES (31.3.97)

Particulars

Unit

North

East

South

West

State

Veterinary Hospitals

No.

3

4

2

3

12

Veterinary Dispensaries

No.

4

9

7

5

25

 Stockman Centres 

No.

9

18

15

16

58

Veterinary Doctor 

No.

5

34

5

7

51

Animal Husbandary

-

-,

-

-

-

-

Animal vaccinated

-

-

-

-

-

-

CENSUS OF LIVE STOCK & POULTRY 1998

Cattle

No.

14587

59250

57330

53318

183385

Buffalo

No.

10

543

807

1728

3088

Sheep & Goats

No.

15498

36313

28650

28682

109143

Yak

No.

4865

40

8

441

5354

Horses & Ponies

No.

1169

121

44

34

1368

Pigs

No.

3958

11204

6317

9728

31207

Donkeys & Mules

No.

39

-

2

-

41

Poultry

No.

30947

92547

63379

69967

256840

Source: Animal Husbandary Department

COMMUNICATION

Particulars

Unit

North

East

South

West

State

Telephone Exchange (All Electronics)

No

3

8

5

3

19

Telephone In use

No.

178

4575

909

440

6102

Public call Office

No.

-

5

-

1

6

Village/ Gram Panchayat Telephones

No.

26

36

69

64

195

STD/ISD/ PCO

No.

1

73

10

1

88

PBX

No.

-

2

-

-

2

Telegraph Office

No.

-

1

-

1

2

Combined Office

No.

-

5

-

1

6

POST OFFICE

Sub-Post Office

No.

11

1

3

2

17

Branch Post Office

No.

1

81

45

27

154

Public Call Office

No.

1

10

2

3

16

Combined Office

No.

1

3

2

1

7

Head Post Office

No.

-

1

-

-

1

Extra Depart- Mental Sub- Office

No.

5

2

-

-

7

Source : Post & Telegraph

ADMINISTRATIVE SET UP

(as on 31.3.1997)

Particulars

Unit

North

East

South

West

State

District

No.

1

1

1

1

4

Sub-division

No.

2

2

2

2

8

Panchayat Units

No.

20

48

42

49

159

Revenue Blocks Including Forest & special area

No.

53

134

145

121

453

Towns

No.

1

3

2

2

8

Police Station

No.

5

9

6

6

26

Fire Station

No.

1

3

3

1

8

Assembly seats

No.

-

-

-

-

32

 

Parliamentary Seats :-

Rajya Sabha

No.

-

-

-

-

1

Lok Sabha

No.

-

-

-

-

1

BUDGETED EXPENDITURE

Particulars

Unit

1993-94

94-95

95-96

96-97

 Plan 

Rs.in Lakhs

11989.3

15136

21077.6

25367.9

Non-Plan

,,

14279.9

46959

78172.8

102419.9

Total

,,

26269.2

62095

99250.4

127787.8 

Source : Finance Department

INDICATION OF THE ECONOMY

Particulars

Unit

1980-81

1993-94

1994-95

Net State Domestic Product at current Prices

Rs.in Lakhs

4898

33547(P) }

42138{Q}

Indices of growth

%

-

584.91

760.31

Net State Dometic Product at constant price

Rs. in Lakhs

 

 

 

Per Capita Income At curent price

Rs. in Lakhs

1571

7679(P)

9239(Q)

Indices of growth

%

 

388.80

488.09

Per Capita income At constant price

 

1571

 

 

(P) Provisional

 

(Q) Quick estimate

Source : B. E. S.

IRRIGATION ACHIEVEMENTS (31.3.1997)

Particulars

 Unit

 Year

 North

 East

 South

 West

 State

Potential Created

Hect.

  1994-95

 22.23

 8665

 7759

 486.32

 23510.32

"

"

 1995-96

 214

 275

 262

 403.5

 1154.5

"

"

 1996-97

 85

186

 117.24

 469

 857.24 

Total

"

 

 2522

 9126

 8138.24

5735.82

 2552.19 

Potential Utilised

"

 upto 94-95

 1558

 5755

 5681

 3405

 16399

"

"

 95-96

 188

  246

288

 355

 1017

"

"

96-97

677

169

100

421

767

"

"

 

1823

6170

6009

4181

18183

INDUSTIRES

Particulars (As on 1.3.97)

Unite

North

East

South

West

State

Provisional Registers 

No.

120

958

435

265

1778

Small Scale Unit

Source : Industries Department

EXCISE (As on 31.3.1997)

Particulars

Unit

North

East

South

West

State

Country Liquor shop

No.

33

13

4

50

100

Foreign Liquor shop

No.

19

149

44

41

243

Bar shop

No.

13

149

48

28

238

Kucha Gaddi Shop

No.

11

55

20

19

105

Source : Excise Department

AGRICULTURE (AS ON 31.3.1997)

Area under Principle Crop

Particulars

Unit

North

East

South

West

State

Maize  

1000 Hec.

3.10

9.70

13.50

13.60

39.90

Rice  

"

1.45

6.70

5.40

2.40

15.95

Wheat

"

1.03

2.75

1.92

2.50

8.20

Barley

"

0.13

0.30

0.20

0.43

1.06

Pulses

"

0.00

1.65

2.30

2.52

6.55

Potato

"

0.45

1.30

0.75

3.10

5.60

Cardamom

"

7.59

7.15

4.71

4.57

24.02

Estimated production of principal crops during 1995 96

 

1975-76

1980-81

1985-86

1990-91

1995-96

Maize

1000 TON.

16.50

28.93

49.25

57.60

56.561

Rice  

"

10.00

10.63

17.05

22.04

21.876

Wheat  

"

0.15

10.30

11.22

13.08

15.304

Barley

"

0.50

0.46

1.30

1.18

1.568

Pulses

"

0.70

3.02

4.60

5.43

5.92

Potato

"

8.00

6.64

26.40

34.97

24.0

Cardamom

"

2.30

3.50

3.90

3.60

3.60

(Source : Annual Plan 1996 97)

Land holdings (Agriculture Census 1990 91 )

Operational Holdings

No.

51.24

20271

12854

14448

52697

Area operated

Hect.

15444

34450

29336

32072

111302

Average area For holdings

"

3.01

1.70

2.22

2.28

2.11

Source : Agriculture Department

CLASSIFICATION OF LAND

Item

Unit

Period

 

 

1980 81

1990-91

Net area shown

Hec.

78321

63254

Area under current Follow

"

4428

3906

Other uncultivated Land (Excluding other lands)

"

4560

10830

Follow land other than current fallow

"

9474

9204

Cultivatable waste Land

"

681

9807

Land not available For cultivation

"

11604

14301



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