Mahishasthali Population - Murshidabad, West Bengal

Mahishasthali is a large village located in Bhagawangola - I Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal with total 3833 families residing. The Mahishasthali village has population of 17785 of which 9074 are males while 8711 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mahishasthali village population of children with age 0-6 is 2238 which makes up 12.58 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mahishasthali village is 960 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Mahishasthali as per census is 960, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Mahishasthali village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Mahishasthali village was 74.45 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Mahishasthali Male literacy stands at 76.68 % while female literacy rate was 72.12 %.

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

Mahishasthali Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 3,833 - -
Population 17,785 9,074 8,711
Child (0-6) 2,238 1,142 1,096
Schedule Caste 494 259 235
Schedule Tribe 14 7 7
Literacy 74.45 % 76.68 % 72.12 %
Total Workers 6,050 4,824 1,226
Main Worker 4,929 - -
Marginal Worker 1,121 833 288

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.78 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.08 % of total population in Mahishasthali village.

Work Profile

In Mahishasthali village out of total population, 6050 were engaged in work activities. 81.47 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.53 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 6050 workers engaged in Main Work, 399 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 668 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