Shekhupur Village, with population of about 16 thousand is Budaun sub district's the most populous village, located in Budaun sub district of Budaun district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shekhupur village is 7 km2 and it is the 20th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2149 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Shekhupur which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Budaun and distance from Shekhupur village to Budaun is 5 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shekhupur village is 243601. The village comes under Shekhupur panchayat. Budaun is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Budaun which is 5 km away.


The village is home to about 16 thousand people, among them 8347 (52%) are male and 7660 (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shekhupur village is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2626 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 25.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 29% which is 6.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.3%. General caste population has increased by 27.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.1% and child population has increased by 4.4% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 918 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 913, in schedule caste is 943. There are 979 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 39 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 5657 people in the village are literate, among them 3414 are male and 2243 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shekhupur is 42%. 49% of male and 35% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by -2%. Male literacy has gone down by -6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Workers profile

Shekhupur has 29% (4698) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 8% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.