Shankarpur Village, with population of 3527 is Varanasi sub district's the 103rd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Shankarpur village is 4 km2 and it is the 36th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 969 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Shankarpur village to Varanasi is 12 km. The village comes under Rasulgarh panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 12 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3527 people, among them 1889 (54%) are male and 1638 (46%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shankarpur village is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 546 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shankarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,527 2,841 644 42 528
Male 1,889 1,518 350 21 286
Female 1,638 1,323 294 21 242

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3072. Female population growth rate of the village is 11.9% which is -5.6% lower than male population growth rate of 17.5%. General caste population has increased by 27.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -23.6% and child population has decreased by -27.5% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shankarpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15 28 -24 0 -28
Male 18 30 -20 0 -28
Female 12 25 -28 0 -27

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 867 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 872, in schedule caste is 840 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 846 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 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shankarpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -43 -32 -89 1,000 12
2011 867 872 840 1,000 846
2001 910 904 929 0 834

Literacy

Total 2185 people in the village are literate, among them 1335 are male and 850 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shankarpur is 73%. 83% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 7% and female literacy rate has gone up by 22%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shankarpur

Total Male Female
Change 15 8 22
2011 73 83 61
2001 58 76 39

Workers profile

Shankarpur has 26% (920) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 4% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shankarpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 26 20 6 74
Male 45 35 10 55
Female 5 3 2 96