Sheikhupur is a village situated in Kapurthala tehsil of Kapurthala district in Punjab. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 331 families residing in the village Sheikhupur. The total population of Sheikhupur is 1,678 out of which 862 are males and 816 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sheikhupur is 947.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sheikhupur village is 175 which is 10% of the total population. There are 91 male children and 84 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sheikhupur is 923 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (947) of Sheikhupur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sheikhupur is 72.3%. Thus Sheikhupur village has higher literacy rate compared to 70.7% of Kapurthala district. The male literacy rate is 78.86% and the female literacy rate is 65.44% in Sheikhupur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sheikhupur 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 Sheikhupur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 49.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sheikhupur village.
In Sheikhupur village out of total population, 452 were engaged in work activities. 96.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 452 workers engaged in Main Work, 59 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 146 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sheikhupur village in Kapurthala.