Sham Nagar is a village placed in Majitha Block of Amritsar district in Punjab. Located in rural region of Amritsar district of Punjab, it is one of the 92 villages of Majitha Block of Amritsar district. As per the government register, the village code of Sham Nagar is 9437468. The village has 455 homes.
According to Census 2011, Sham Nagar 's population is 2356. Out of this, 1254 are males while the females count 1102 here. This village has 260 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 149 are boys and 111 are girls.
Literacy rate in Sham Nagar village is 64%. 1515 out of total 2356 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 68% as 853 males out of total 1254 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 60% as 662 out of total 1102 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Sham Nagar village is 35%. Here 841 out of total 2356 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 31% as 401 males out of total 1254 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 39% and 440 out of total 1102 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of employed people of Sham Nagar village is 777 still 1579 are un-employed. And out of 777 occupied people 70 peoples are totally dependent on farming.