Shahkot is a Nagar Panchayat city in district of Jalandhar, Punjab. The Shahkot city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Shahkot Nagar Panchayat has population of 14,488 of which 7,560 are males while 6,928 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1530 which is 10.56 % of total population of Shahkot (NP). In Shahkot Nagar Panchayat, Female Sex Ratio is of 916 against state average of 895. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Shahkot is around 832 compared to Punjab state average of 846. Literacy rate of Shahkot city is 83.46 % higher than state average of 75.84 %. In Shahkot, Male literacy is around 86.71 % while female literacy rate is 79.96 %.
Shahkot Nagar Panchayat has total administration over 2,957 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Panchayat limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Shahkot Caste Factor
Shahkot (NP) of Jalandhar has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.97 % of total population in Shahkot (NP).
The (NP) Shahkot currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Shahkot Work Profile
Out of total population, 5,265 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,248 were males while 1,017 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 5265 working population, 89.38 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.62 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Shahkot 2021 Population
The next census for Shahkot Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.