Shahganj is a Block positioned in Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh. Located in rural part of Uttar Pradesh, it is one among the 21 blocks of Jaunpur district. According to the government register, the block code of Shahganj is 728. The block has 197 villages and there are total 43166 homes in this Block.
Shahganj's population is 311278. Out of this, 156233 are males whereas the females count 155045 here. This block has 51365 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 26623 are boys and 24742 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shahganj block is 57%. 177798 out of total 311278 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 65% as 101907 males out of total 156233 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 48% as 75891 out of total 155045 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy ratio of Shahganj block is 42%. Here 133480 out of total 311278 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 34% as 54326 males out of total 156233 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 51% and 79154 out of total 155045 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed person of Shahganj block is 90370 while 220908 are un-employed. And out of 90370 working person 23315 persons are fully reliant on cultivation.