Kataraghan Shyam Village, with population of 2192 is Kanpur sub district's the 79th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kataraghan Shyam village is 2 km2 and it is the 117th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1085 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur Nagar and distance from Kataraghan Shyam village to Kanpur Nagar is 19 km. The village comes under Katra Ghan Shyam panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 19 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 19 km away. 0.03 square kilometer (1%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 2192 people, among them 1169 (53%) are male and 1023 (47%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kataraghan Shyam village is 13%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 462 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 875 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 849. There are 734 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1372 people in the village are literate, among them 751 are male and 621 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kataraghan Shyam is 72%. 75% of male and 69% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kataraghan Shyam has 37% (817) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 17% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.