Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri Community Development Block, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Darjiling district's the 5th most populous sub district, located in Darjiling district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 42 villages in the sub district, among them Ringtong Tea Garden (Margaret Hope) is the most populous village with population of 6025 and Sonada Forest is the least populous village with population of 177. Senchal Forest is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 30 km2 and Simana Basti is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 census towns in the sub district, those are - Sonada Khasmahal, Mangarjung Tea Garden (Nagri), Rongmook Ceder Tea Garden and Sukhiapokhri Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 56 thousand (50%) are male and about 57 thousand (50%) are female. 64% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 30% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri community development block is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 76% (about 87 thousand) live in Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri Sub District rural part and 24% (about 27 thousand) population live in the Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 113,516 73,013 6,415 34,088 9,313
Male 56,232 36,364 3,173 16,695 4,752
Female 57,284 36,649 3,242 17,393 4,561

Most populated Villages and Cities in Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 68% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Buddhists which contribute 26% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1013 in Buddhists are 1041 and in Christians are 1008

Religion wise population 2011 - Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 113,516 77,014 699 5,084 23 29,680 60 836 120
Male 56,232 38,253 392 2,532 11 14,544 29 410 61
Female 57,284 38,761 307 2,552 12 15,136 31 426 59

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 12.5% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 12.9%. General caste population has decreased by -16.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 390.8% and child population has decreased by -6.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.7% -16.8% 7.1% 390.8% -6.5%
Male 12.9% -16.6% 10.8% 400.4% -4.9%
Female 12.5% -17% 3.7% 381.9% -8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1008, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 1042. There are 960 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -5 -69 -40 -32
2011 1019 1008 1022 1042 960
2001 1022 1013 1091 1082 992

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Literacy

Total about 86 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 46 thousand are male and about 40 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri is 83%. 90% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 3.1% 8.5%
2011 82.5% 90% 75.3%
2001 76.7% 86.9% 66.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Workers profile

Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri has 35% (about 39 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 27% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.7% 28.3% 6.5% 65.3%
Male 43.1% 34.3% 8.8% 56.9%
Female 26.5% 22.3% 4.2% 73.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jorebunglow Sukiapokhri