Shamsher Village, with population of 1486 is Ghaziabad sub district's the 26th least populous village, located in Ghaziabad sub district of Ghaziabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shamsher village is 4 km2 and it is the 19th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 389 persons per km2.

Pin code of Shamsher village is 201009. The village comes under Shamsher panchayat. Ghaziabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 14 km. District head quarter of the village is Ghaziabad which is 14 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1486 people, among them 770 (52%) are male and 716 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shamsher village is 15%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 246 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shamsher

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,486 1,197 289 0 226
Male 770 623 147 0 111
Female 716 574 142 0 115

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1324. Female population growth rate of the village is 17.4% which is 9.6% higher than male population growth rate of 7.8%. General caste population has increased by 14.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4% and child population has increased by 6.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shamsher

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.2% 14.4% 4% 0% 6.6%
Male 7.8% 10.1% -0.7% 0% -6.7%
Female 17.4% 19.6% 9.2% 0% 23.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 930 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 921, in schedule caste is 966. There are 1036 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 76 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 254 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shamsher

Total General SC ST Child
Change 76 73 88 0 254
2011 930 921 966 0 1036
2001 854 848 878 0 782

Literacy

Total 1008 people in the village are literate, among them 588 are male and 420 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shamsher is 80%. 89% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 29%. Male literacy has gone up by 25% and female literacy rate has gone up by 35%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shamsher

Total Male Female
Change 29.5% 25.0% 35.1%
2011 80% 89.2% 69.9%
2001 50.5% 64.2% 34.8%

Workers profile

Shamsher has 43% (641) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 32% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shamsher

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 43.1% 34.2% 9% 56.9%
Male 53.2% 47% 6.2% 46.8%
Female 32.3% 20.4% 11.9% 67.7%