Sharakpur is a medium size village located in Nakodar Tehsil of Jalandhar district, Punjab with total 336 families residing. The Sharakpur village has population of 1587 of which 825 are males while 762 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Sharakpur village population of children with age 0-6 is 167 which makes up 10.52 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sharakpur village is 924 which is higher than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Sharakpur as per census is 1012, higher than Punjab average of 846.
Sharakpur village has lower literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Sharakpur village was 74.44 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Sharakpur Male literacy stands at 78.03 % while female literacy rate was 70.50 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Sharakpur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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In Sharakpur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 70.07 % of total population in Sharakpur village.
The village Sharakpur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Sharakpur village out of total population, 559 were engaged in work activities. 87.12 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.88 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 559 workers engaged in Main Work, 33 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 80 were Agricultural labourer.