Sherpur Population - Chamba, Himachal Pradesh

Sherpur is a medium size village located in Dalhousie Tehsil of Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh with total 156 families residing. The Sherpur village has population of 781 of which 406 are males while 375 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sherpur village population of children with age 0-6 is 84 which makes up 10.76 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sherpur village is 924 which is lower than Himachal Pradesh state average of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Sherpur as per census is 787, lower than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Sherpur village has lower literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Sherpur village was 81.78 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Sherpur Male literacy stands at 93.04 % while female literacy rate was 69.82 %.

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

Sherpur Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 156 - -
Population 781 406 375
Child (0-6) 84 47 37
Schedule Caste 40 22 18
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 81.78 % 93.04 % 69.82 %
Total Workers 475 238 237
Main Worker 105 - -
Marginal Worker 370 156 214

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.12 % of total population in Sherpur village. The village Sherpur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Sherpur village out of total population, 475 were engaged in work activities. 22.11 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 77.89 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 475 workers engaged in Main Work, 7 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 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