Sheikhpura is a Block situated in Sheikhpura district in Bihar. Located in rural area of Bihar, it is one among the 6 blocks of Sheikhpura district. As per the government records, the block code of Sheikhpura is 362. The block has 85 villages and there are total 21590 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Sheikhpura's population is 136084. Out of this, 70367 are males while the females count 65717 here. This block has 27026 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 13957 are boys and 13069 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Sheikhpura block is 48%. 66443 out of total 136084 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 56% as 40081 males out of total 70367 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 40% as 26362 out of total 65717 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Sheikhpura block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 69641 out of total 136084 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 43% as 30286 males out of total 70367 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy ratio is 59% and 39355 out of total 65717 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Sheikhpura block is 47494 whereas 88590 are non-working. And out of 47494 employed individual 9196 peoples are fully reliant on farming.