Shahpura Municipality, with population of about 34 thousand is Shahpura sub district's only municipality located in Shahpura sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shahpura municipality is 64 km2. Population density of the city is 530 persons per km2. There are 25 wards in the city, among them Shahpura Ward No 16 is the most populous ward with population of 2233 and Shahpura Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 730.

Nearest railway station is Kanwat which is 40 km far from here. Shahpura is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jaipur which is 65 km away. Jaipur is the state head quarter of the city and is 65 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 637.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.1°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 34 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (53%) are male and about 16 thousand (47%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shahpura municipality is 14%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 5337 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shahpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 33,895 29,550 3,678 667 4,743
Male 17,836 15,588 1,897 351 2,655
Female 16,059 13,962 1,781 316 2,088

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 898 in Muslims are 923.

Religion wise population 2011 - Shahpura

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 33,895 30,676 3,075 45 84 1 6 0 8
Male 17,836 16,161 1,599 23 44 0 2 0 7
Female 16,059 14,515 1,476 22 40 1 4 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 20.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 28 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 20.1% which is -0.4% lower than male population growth rate of 20.5%. General caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 36.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.1% and child population has decreased by -4.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shahpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.3% 17.9% 36.4% 58.1% -4.7%
Male 20.5% 18.7% 31.9% 53.3% 0.4%
Female 20.1% 17.1% 41.6% 63.7% -10.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 900 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 896, in schedule caste is 939 and in schedule tribe is 900. There are 786 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 96 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shahpura

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 -12 64 57 -96
2011 900 896 939 900 786
2001 903 908 875 843 882

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and 8577 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shahpura is 76%. 89% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shahpura

Total Male Female
Change 7.5% 4.6% 10.7%
2011 75.9% 89.2% 61.4%
2001 68.4% 84.6% 50.7%

Workers profile

Shahpura has 30% (about 10 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 14% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shahpura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30% 25.8% 4.3% 70%
Male 44.5% 41.4% 3.1% 55.5%
Female 14% 8.4% 5.6% 86%