Shekhpura is a village situated in Khajni tehsil of Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 80 families residing in the village Shekhpura. The total population of Shekhpura is 524 out of which 275 are males and 249 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shekhpura is 905.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shekhpura village is 82 which is 16% of the total population. There are 44 male children and 38 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shekhpura is 864 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (905) of Shekhpura village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shekhpura is 77.6%. Thus Shekhpura village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.8% of Gorakhpur district. The male literacy rate is 89.61% and the female literacy rate is 64.45% in Shekhpura village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Shekhpura 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 Shekhpura village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Shekhpura village.
In Shekhpura village out of total population, 153 were engaged in work activities. 28.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 71.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 153 workers engaged in Main Work, 3 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Shekhpura village in Khajni.