Sankarpur is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 238 families residing in the village Sankarpur. The total population of Sankarpur is 928 out of which 479 are males and 449 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sankarpur is 937.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sankarpur village is 91 which is 10% of the total population. There are 53 male children and 38 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sankarpur is 717 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (937) of Sankarpur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sankarpur is 63.8%. Thus Sankarpur village has lower literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 69.95% and the female literacy rate is 57.42% in Sankarpur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sankarpur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sankarpur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 54.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.6% of total population in Sankarpur village.
In Sankarpur village out of total population, 454 were engaged in work activities. 35.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 64.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 454 workers engaged in Main Work, 47 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 76 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sankarpur village in Balurghat.