Shergarh Village, with population of 1063 is Atru sub district's the 36th most populous village, located in Atru sub district of Baran district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shergarh village is 40 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 26 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Baran and distance from Shergarh village to Baran is 60 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shergarh village is 325223. Atru is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Baran which is 60 km away. 37.4 square kilometer (93%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 1063 people, among them 532 (50%) are male and 531 (50%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shergarh village is 13%, among them 47% are boys and 53% are girls. There are 237 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 939. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.3% which is -1.9% lower than male population growth rate of 14.2%. General caste population has increased by 15.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -5.7% and child population has decreased by -28.8% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1007, in schedule caste is 1118 and in schedule tribe is 871. There are 1136 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 89 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 656 people in the village are literate, among them 393 are male and 263 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shergarh is 71%. 84% of male and 58% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Shergarh has 36% (385) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 20% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.