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Shikarganj Population - Katihar, Bihar

Shikarganj is a medium size village located in Manihari Block of Katihar district, Bihar with total 74 families residing. The Shikarganj village has population of 342 of which 181 are males while 161 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shikarganj village population of children with age 0-6 is 83 which makes up 24.27 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shikarganj village is 890 which is lower than Bihar state average of 918. Child Sex Ratio for the Shikarganj as per census is 1184, higher than Bihar average of 935.

Shikarganj village has lower literacy rate compared to Bihar. In 2011, literacy rate of Shikarganj village was 45.17 % compared to 61.80 % of Bihar. In Shikarganj Male literacy stands at 56.64 % while female literacy rate was 31.03 %.

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

Shikarganj Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 74 - -
Population 342 181 161
Child (0-6) 83 38 45
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 240 124 116
Literacy 45.17 % 56.64 % 31.03 %
Total Workers 130 89 41
Main Worker 95 - -
Marginal Worker 35 3 32

Caste Factor

In Shikarganj village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 70.18 % of total population in Shikarganj village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Shikarganj village of Katihar.

Work Profile

In Shikarganj village out of total population, 130 were engaged in work activities. 73.08 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.92 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 130 workers engaged in Main Work, 13 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 79 were Agricultural labourer.