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Shekhpura Population - Gumla, Jharkhand

Shekhpura is a medium size village located in Dumri Block of Gumla district, Jharkhand with total 37 families residing. The Shekhpura village has population of 242 of which 127 are males while 115 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Shekhpura village population of children with age 0-6 is 37 which makes up 15.29 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shekhpura village is 906 which is lower than Jharkhand state average of 948. Child Sex Ratio for the Shekhpura as per census is 370, lower than Jharkhand average of 948.

Shekhpura village has higher literacy rate compared to Jharkhand. In 2011, literacy rate of Shekhpura village was 77.56 % compared to 66.41 % of Jharkhand. In Shekhpura Male literacy stands at 85.00 % while female literacy rate was 70.48 %.

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

Shekhpura Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 37 - -
Population 242 127 115
Child (0-6) 37 27 10
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 241 126 115
Literacy 77.56 % 85.00 % 70.48 %
Total Workers 115 61 54
Main Worker 77 - -
Marginal Worker 38 11 27

Caste Factor

In Shekhpura village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 99.59 % of total population in Shekhpura village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Shekhpura village of Gumla.

Work Profile

In Shekhpura village out of total population, 115 were engaged in work activities. 66.96 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.04 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 115 workers engaged in Main Work, 56 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 were Agricultural labourer.