Shigaon is a large village located in Walwa Taluka of Sangli district, Maharashtra with total 1457 families residing. The Shigaon village has population of 6844 of which 3457 are males while 3387 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Shigaon village population of children with age 0-6 is 673 which makes up 9.83 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shigaon village is 980 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Shigaon as per census is 859, lower than Maharashtra average of 894.
Shigaon village has higher literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, literacy rate of Shigaon village was 83.36 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Shigaon Male literacy stands at 90.95 % while female literacy rate was 75.72 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Shigaon village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.66 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.25 % of total population in Shigaon village.
In Shigaon village out of total population, 3024 were engaged in work activities. 87.60 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.40 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 3024 workers engaged in Main Work, 968 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1039 were Agricultural labourer.