|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Asansol|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Pandaveswar|
As per the 2011 Census of India Sankarpur had a total population of 6,399, of which 3,317 (52%) were males and 3,082 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 822. The total number of literates Sankarpur was 4,271 (76.58% of the population over 6 years).
As of 2001[update] India census, Sankarpur had a population of 5921. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sankarpur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 51%. In Sankarpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Sankarpur has two primary and one higher secondary schools.
- "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- "Coalmining impact on the Environment" (PDF). Chapter V: Table 5.2. shodganga.infibnet. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- 7th All-India School Education Survey 2003
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