Shankar is a large village located in Nakodar Tehsil of Jalandhar district, Punjab with total 1186 families residing. The Shankar village has population of 5639 of which 2900 are males while 2739 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Shankar village population of children with age 0-6 is 538 which makes up 9.54 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shankar village is 944 which is higher than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Shankar as per census is 842, lower than Punjab average of 846.
Shankar village has higher literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Shankar village was 83.00 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Shankar Male literacy stands at 87.27 % while female literacy rate was 78.54 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Shankar 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 Shankar village.
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In Shankar village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 39.69 % of total population in Shankar village.
The village Shankar currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Shankar village out of total population, 1877 were engaged in work activities. 89.18 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.82 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1877 workers engaged in Main Work, 344 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 68 were Agricultural labourer.