Mahara Population - Barddhaman, West Bengal

Mahara is a large village located in Galsi - II Block of Barddhaman district, West Bengal with total 557 families residing. The Mahara village has population of 2254 of which 1145 are males while 1109 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mahara village population of children with age 0-6 is 220 which makes up 9.76 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mahara village is 969 which is higher than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Mahara as per census is 833, lower than West Bengal average of 956.

Mahara village has lower literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Mahara village was 63.47 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Mahara Male literacy stands at 70.34 % while female literacy rate was 56.49 %.

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

Mahara Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 557 - -
Population 2,254 1,145 1,109
Child (0-6) 220 120 100
Schedule Caste 1,629 829 800
Schedule Tribe 23 11 12
Literacy 63.47 % 70.34 % 56.49 %
Total Workers 1,078 694 384
Main Worker 487 - -
Marginal Worker 591 324 267

Caste Factor

In Mahara village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 72.27 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.02 % of total population in Mahara village.

Work Profile

In Mahara village out of total population, 1078 were engaged in work activities. 45.18 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.82 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1078 workers engaged in Main Work, 138 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 223 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