Shastar is a medium size village located in Hamirpur Tehsil of Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh with total 107 families residing. The Shastar village has population of 498 of which 244 are males while 254 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Shastar village population of children with age 0-6 is 44 which makes up 8.84 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shastar village is 1041 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Shastar as per census is 2143, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.
Shastar village has higher literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Shastar village was 87.89 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Shastar Male literacy stands at 91.74 % while female literacy rate was 83.93 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Shastar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Shastar village.
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In Shastar village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC) & Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 51.61 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 38.15 % of total population in Shastar village.
In Shastar village out of total population, 399 were engaged in work activities. 70.68 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.32 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 399 workers engaged in Main Work, 209 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.