Mahishcharu Population - Koch Bihar, West Bengal

Mahishcharu is a large village located in Mathabhanga - I Block of Koch Bihar district, West Bengal with total 822 families residing. The Mahishcharu village has population of 3460 of which 1763 are males while 1697 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mahishcharu village population of children with age 0-6 is 489 which makes up 14.13 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mahishcharu village is 963 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Mahishcharu as per census is 1055, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Mahishcharu village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Mahishcharu village was 76.57 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Mahishcharu Male literacy stands at 85.70 % while female literacy rate was 66.94 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Mahishcharu village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Mahishcharu village.

Mahishcharu Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 822 - -
Population 3,460 1,763 1,697
Child (0-6) 489 238 251
Schedule Caste 2,877 1,451 1,426
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 76.57 % 85.70 % 66.94 %
Total Workers 1,584 1,030 554
Main Worker 1,134 - -
Marginal Worker 450 91 359

Caste Factor

In Mahishcharu village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 83.15 % of total population in Mahishcharu village. The village Mahishcharu currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Mahishcharu village out of total population, 1584 were engaged in work activities. 71.59 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.41 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1584 workers engaged in Main Work, 934 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 132 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149