Shikarpur is a village positioned in Rajganj Block of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal. Located in rural region of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, it is one among the 26 villages of Rajganj Block of Jalpaiguri district. According to the administration register, the village code of Shikarpur is 306865. The village has 4336 homes.
According to Census 2011, Shikarpur's population is 19437. Out of this, 9969 are males while the females count 9468 here. This village has 2295 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 1204 are boys and 1091 are girls.
Literacy rate in Shikarpur village is 60%. 11760 out of total 19437 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 66% as 6587 males out of total 9969 are educated while female literacy rate is 54% as 5173 out of total 9468 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Shikarpur village is 39%. Here 7677 out of total 19437 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 33% as 3382 males out of total 9969 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 45% and 4295 out of total 9468 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Shikarpur village is 7958 whereas 11479 are un-employed. And out of 7958 employed individual 713 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.