Sherpura Village, with population of 381 is Nawa sub district's the 21st least populous village, located in Nawa sub district of Nagaur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Sherpura village is 8 km2 and it is the 60th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 48 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Nawa and distance from Sherpura village to Nawa is 23 km. Pin code of Sherpura village is 341509. Nawa is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 23 km. District head quarter of the village is Nagaur which is 200 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 381 people, among them 199 (52%) are male and 182 (48%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sherpura village is 13%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 53 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 381 339 7 35 49
Male 199 179 6 14 24
Female 182 160 1 21 25

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 318. Female population growth rate of the village is 23% which is 5.9% higher than male population growth rate of 17.1%. General caste population has increased by 21.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -10.3% and child population has decreased by -26.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sherpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20 22 0 -10 -27
Male 17 16 0 -7 -43
Female 23 29 0 -13 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 167 and in schedule tribe is 1500. There are 1042 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 447 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sherpura

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 94 167 -100 447
2011 915 894 167 1,500 1,042
2001 871 800 0 1,600 595

Literacy

Total 196 people in the village are literate, among them 132 are male and 64 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sherpura is 59%. 75% of male and 41% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 26%. Male literacy has gone up by 21% and female literacy rate has gone up by 29%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sherpura

Total Male Female
Change 26 22 29
2011 59 75 41
2001 34 54 12

Workers profile

Sherpura has 38% (143) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 37% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sherpura

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38 21 17 63
Male 38 29 10 62
Female 37 12 25 63