Shanshar is a village situated in Sainj tehsil of Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 566 families residing in the village Shanshar. The total population of Shanshar is 2,681 out of which 1,362 are males and 1,319 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shanshar is 968.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shanshar village is 369 which is 14% of the total population. There are 184 male children and 185 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shanshar is 1,005 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (968) of Shanshar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shanshar is 74.3%. Thus Shanshar village has higher literacy rate compared to 70.3% of Kullu district. The male literacy rate is 82.17% and the female literacy rate is 66.05% in Shanshar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Shanshar 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 Shanshar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 51.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Shanshar village.
In Shanshar village out of total population, 2,036 were engaged in work activities. 72.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,036 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,256 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 31 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Shanshar village in Sainj.