Sherpur is a village situated in Matihani block of Begusarai district in Bihar. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 126 families residing in the village Sherpur. The total population of Sherpur is 579 out of which 329 are males and 250 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Sherpur is 760.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sherpur village is 61 which is 11% of the total population. There are 34 male children and 27 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sherpur is 794 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (760) of Sherpur village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Sherpur is 56.9%. Thus Sherpur village has higher literacy rate compared to 52.1% of Begusarai district. The male literacy rate is 57.29% and the female literacy rate is 56.5% in Sherpur village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Sherpur 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 Sherpur village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sherpur village.
In Sherpur village out of total population, 177 were engaged in work activities. 70.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 177 workers engaged in Main Work, 112 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Sherpur village in Matihani.