Sherpura Village, with population of 1913 is Shahpura sub district's the 42nd most populous village, located in Shahpura sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sherpura village is 5 km2 and it is the 36th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 362 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Shahpura and distance from Sherpura village to Shahpura is 6 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sherpura village is 303103. Shahpura is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaipur which is 67 km away. 0.4 square kilometer (8%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1913 people, among them 1005 (53%) are male and 908 (47%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sherpura village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 291 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sherpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,913 1,470 380 63 272
Male 1,005 766 207 32 147
Female 908 704 173 31 125

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 61.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1187. Female population growth rate of the village is 66.3% which is 9.5% higher than male population growth rate of 56.8%. General caste population has increased by 56.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 56.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 950% and child population has increased by 33.3% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sherpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 61 57 56 950 33
Male 57 52 52 1,500 34
Female 66 62 62 675 33

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 903 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 919, in schedule caste is 836 and in schedule tribe is 969. There are 850 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 51 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sherpura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 51 54 49 -1,031 -5
2011 903 919 836 969 850
2001 852 865 787 2,000 855

Literacy

Total 1045 people in the village are literate, among them 688 are male and 357 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sherpura is 64%. 80% of male and 46% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sherpura

Total Male Female
Change 2 -0 5
2011 64 80 46
2001 62 80 41

Workers profile

Sherpura has 46% (885) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 46% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 45% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sherpura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46 45 1 54
Male 47 45 2 53
Female 46 45 1 54