The village is home to 2326 people, among them 1210 (52%) are male and 1116 (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sulkhanpur village is 18%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 414 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.
Growth of population
Population of the village has increased by 25.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1848. Female population growth rate of the village is 33.3% which is 13.6% higher than male population growth rate of 19.7%. General caste population has increased by 24.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 31.2% and child population has increased by 9% in the village since last census.
Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male
As of 2011 census there are 922 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 941. There are 954 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 94 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.
Total 1208 people in the village are literate, among them 750 are male and 458 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sulkhanpur is 64%. 76% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 19%. Male literacy has gone up by 20% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.
Sulkhanpur has 25% (585) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 2% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 1% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.