Shakarpur is a village situated in Madhepura block of Madhepura district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 941 families residing in the village Shakarpur. The total population of Shakarpur is 4,614 out of which 2,452 are males and 2,162 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shakarpur is 882.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shakarpur village is 718 which is 16% of the total population. There are 380 male children and 338 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shakarpur is 889 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (882) of Shakarpur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shakarpur is 53.5%. Thus Shakarpur village has higher literacy rate compared to 41.7% of Madhepura district. The male literacy rate is 61.53% and the female literacy rate is 44.41% in Shakarpur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Shakarpur 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 Shakarpur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Shakarpur village.
In Shakarpur village out of total population, 1,948 were engaged in work activities. 64.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,948 workers engaged in Main Work, 257 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 832 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Shakarpur village in Madhepura.