Shikarpur Population - Purnia, Bihar

Shikarpur is a large village located in Kasba Block of Purnia district, Bihar with total 425 families residing. The Shikarpur village has population of 2506 of which 1329 are males while 1177 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shikarpur village population of children with age 0-6 is 610 which makes up 24.34 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shikarpur village is 886 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Shikarpur as per census is 860, lower than Bihar average of 935.

Shikarpur village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Shikarpur village was 53.38 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Shikarpur Male literacy stands at 62.84 % while female literacy rate was 42.79 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Shikarpur 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 Shikarpur village.

Shikarpur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 425 - -
Population 2,506 1,329 1,177
Child (0-6) 610 328 282
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 53.38 % 62.84 % 42.79 %
Total Workers 684 544 140
Main Worker 322 - -
Marginal Worker 362 246 116

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Shikarpur village of Purnia district.

Work Profile

In Shikarpur village out of total population, 684 were engaged in work activities. 47.08 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 52.92 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 684 workers engaged in Main Work, 144 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 147 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149