Shilapura is a village situated in Pavagada taluka of Tumkur district in Karnataka. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 497 families residing in the village Shilapura. The total population of Shilapura is 2,288 out of which 1,173 are males and 1,115 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Shilapura is 951.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shilapura village is 216 which is 9% of the total population. There are 105 male children and 111 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shilapura is 1,057 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (951) of Shilapura village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Shilapura is 63.6%. Thus Shilapura village has lower literacy rate compared to 67.7% of Tumkur district. The male literacy rate is 73.78% and the female literacy rate is 52.69% in Shilapura village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Shilapura 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 Shilapura village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 20.3% of total population in Shilapura village.
In Shilapura village out of total population, 1,422 were engaged in work activities. 92.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,422 workers engaged in Main Work, 549 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 674 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Shilapura village in Pavagada.