Shahpur Village, with population of 4906 is Nauhatta sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Nauhatta sub district of Saharsa district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Shahpur village is 3 km2 and it is the 16th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1430 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Supaul and distance from Shahpur village to Supaul is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shahpur village is 852123. The village comes under Shahpur, Nauhatta West panchayat. Nauhatta is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Saharsa which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 4906 people, among them 2615 (53%) are male and 2291 (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shahpur village is 21%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 961 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shahpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,906 4,418 488 0 1,012
Male 2,615 2,347 268 0 533
Female 2,291 2,071 220 0 479

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4525. Female population growth rate of the village is 4.5% which is -7.6% lower than male population growth rate of 12.1%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -18.9% and child population has increased by 27.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shahpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 13 -19 0 28
Male 12 16 -11 0 28
Female 5 10 -27 0 28

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 876 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 882, in schedule caste is 821. There are 899 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 64 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shahpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -64 -49 -186 0 2
2011 876 882 821 0 899
2001 940 931 1,007 0 897

Literacy

Total 1922 people in the village are literate, among them 1334 are male and 588 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shahpur is 49%. 64% of male and 32% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 21%. Male literacy has gone up by 22% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shahpur

Total Male Female
Change 21 22 20
2011 49 64 33
2001 28 43 13

Workers profile

Shahpur has 35% (1710) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 21% female population are working population. 28% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shahpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35 20 15 65
Male 47 28 19 53
Female 21 10 11 79