Mahala is a village situated in Balurghat block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 231 families residing in the village Mahala. The total population of Mahala is 992 out of which 506 are males and 486 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mahala is 960.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahala village is 109 which is 11% of the total population. There are 49 male children and 60 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahala is 1,224 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (960) of Mahala village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mahala is 76.2%. Thus Mahala village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 81.84% and the female literacy rate is 70.19% in Mahala village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mahala village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mahala village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 62.9% of total population in Mahala village.
In Mahala village out of total population, 553 were engaged in work activities. 71.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 553 workers engaged in Main Work, 134 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 234 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Mahala village in Balurghat.