Shikarpura Village, with population of 2871 is Luni sub district's the 18th most populous village, located in Luni sub district of Jodhpur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Shikarpura village is 22 km2 and it is the 13th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 129 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jodhpur and distance from Shikarpura village to Jodhpur is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Shikarpura village is 342802. Luni is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Jodhpur which is 30 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2871 people, among them 1459 (51%) are male and 1412 (49%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Shikarpura village is 16%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 559 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Shikarpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,871 2,321 537 13 452
Male 1,459 1,182 269 8 226
Female 1,412 1,139 268 5 226

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2267. Female population growth rate of the village is 22.8% which is -7.8% lower than male population growth rate of 30.6%. General caste population has increased by 23.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 62.5% and child population has increased by 0.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Shikarpura

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.6% 23.2% 43.2% 62.5% 0.4%
Male 30.6% 27.9% 43.9% 33.3% 4.6%
Female 22.8% 18.6% 42.6% 150% -3.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 968 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 964, in schedule caste is 996 and in schedule tribe is 625. There are 1000 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 62 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 83 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Shikarpura

Total General SC ST Child
Change -62 -75 -9 292 -83
2011 968 964 996 625 1000
2001 1030 1039 1005 333 1083

Literacy

Total 1562 people in the village are literate, among them 978 are male and 584 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Shikarpura is 65%. 79% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Shikarpura

Total Male Female
Change 14.8% 11.0% 17.5%
2011 64.6% 79.3% 49.2%
2001 49.8% 68.3% 31.7%

Workers profile

Shikarpura has 40% (1142) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 28% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 25% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Shikarpura

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39.8% 38% 1.8% 60.2%
Male 51.3% 50.8% 0.5% 48.7%
Female 27.9% 24.8% 3.1% 72.1%