Mahishasthal Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Mahishasthal is a medium size village located in Lalgola Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 225 families residing. The Mahishasthal village has population of 1138 of which 604 are males while 534 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mahishasthal village population of children with age 0-6 is 217 which makes up 19.07 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mahishasthal village is 884 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Mahishasthal as per census is 839, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Mahishasthal village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Mahishasthal village was 56.46 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Mahishasthal Male literacy stands at 57.82 % while female literacy rate was 54.94 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Mahishasthal 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 Mahishasthal village.

Mahishasthal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 225 - -
Population 1,138 604 534
Child (0-6) 217 118 99
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 56.46 % 57.82 % 54.94 %
Total Workers 266 257 9
Main Worker 131 - -
Marginal Worker 135 132 3

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Mahishasthal village of Murshidabad district.

Work Profile

In Mahishasthal village out of total population, 266 were engaged in work activities. 49.25 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.75 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 266 workers engaged in Main Work, 5 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 81 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