Mahishghata Population - Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal

Mahishghata is a medium size village located in Daspur - II Block of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal with total 324 families residing. The Mahishghata village has population of 1497 of which 774 are males while 723 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Mahishghata village population of children with age 0-6 is 155 which makes up 10.35 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Mahishghata village is 934 which is lower than West Bengal state average of 950. Child Sex Ratio for the Mahishghata as per census is 1279, higher than West Bengal average of 956.

Mahishghata village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Mahishghata village was 84.35 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Mahishghata Male literacy stands at 89.38 % while female literacy rate was 78.77 %.

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

Mahishghata Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 324 - -
Population 1,497 774 723
Child (0-6) 155 68 87
Schedule Caste 329 175 154
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 84.35 % 89.38 % 78.77 %
Total Workers 538 496 42
Main Worker 325 - -
Marginal Worker 213 179 34

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.98 % of total population in Mahishghata village. The village Mahishghata currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Mahishghata village out of total population, 538 were engaged in work activities. 60.41 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.59 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 538 workers engaged in Main Work, 27 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 47 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