Population of Gangtok 2022 | Sikkim Population

Gangtok Population 2022

Gangtok is the capital city of the Indian state of Sikkim. It’s the largest city in Sikkim. After Sikkim’s integration with the union of India In 1975,  Gangtok was made India’s 22nd state capital.

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Gangtok City in 2011 is 100,286 (1 Lakh) & estimated population of Gangtok in 2022 is 1.15 lakh

Source: Census 2011

Population of Gangtok in 2021 - 1.15 lakhs (approx)

Gangtok CityTotalMaleFemale
Population (Census 2011)100,286
(1 Lacs)
Children (0-6)9,2644,7964,468
Average Literacy (%)89.33 %92.77 %85.54 %
Sex ratio912 
Child Sex ratio932 

Gangtok Historical Population

As per Census 2011, Gangtok has a population growth rate of 129.43% during 2001-2011.  It’s expected to have a population growth rate of 15% during 2011-2021.

Let’s look at population & percentage change from  Year 19o1 to 2021.

YearPopulationActual ChangePercentage Change

Sources: Census 2011

Census 2011 Details

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of  Gangtok City in 2011 is 100,286 (1 Lakhs) of which the male population is 52,459 and the female population is 47,827


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that the density of Gangtok for 2011 is 4766 people per sq. km. Gangtok city administers area is 141 sq. km


The average literacy rate of Gangtok City in 2011 was 89.33 %. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy was 92.77 % and 85.54 % respectively. Total literate in Gangtok city was 81,309 of which 4,796 are males while 4,468 are females.


With regards to the Sex Ratio in Gangtok, it stood at 912 per 1000 males. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per the latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In the 2011 census, the child sex ratio is 932 girls per 1000 boys


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected. There were a total of 9,264 children under the age of 0-6 years. Of total 4,796 are boys while 4,468 are girls. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 932. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.24 % of the total population of Gangtok City

Sources: Census 2011

Sikkim Population

Sikkim is a state in northeastern India. Sikkim’s capital and largest city is Gangtok.  As per census 2011, Sikkim’s population is 610,577 (6.10 Lakhs) of which 323,070 are males and 287,507 are females. The literacy rate is 81.42 % & the Male-Female Sex ratio is 890. The child sex ratio is 957