Shikarpur is a Town Municipal Council city in district of Shimoga, Karnataka. The Shikarpur city is divided into 23 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Shikarpur Town Municipal Council has population of 36,015 of which 18,048 are males while 17,967 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3812 which is 10.58 % of total population of Shikarpur (TMC). In Shikarpur Town Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 996 against state average of 973. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Shikarpur is around 969 compared to Karnataka state average of 948. Literacy rate of Shikarpur city is 87.59 % higher than state average of 75.36 %. In Shikarpur, Male literacy is around 91.18 % while female literacy rate is 83.98 %.
Shikarpur Town Municipal Council has total administration over 7,465 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Town Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Shikarpur Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.91 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.22 % of total population in Shikarpur (TMC).
Shikarpur Work Profile
Out of total population, 12,061 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 9,798 were males while 2,263 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 12061 working population, 77.41 % were engaged in Main Work while 22.59 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Shikarpur 2021 Population
The next census for Shikarpur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.