Mahala Population, Caste, Working Data Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal - Census 2011

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.

Population
992
Families
231
Literacy
76.22%
Sex Ratio
960

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.

Mahala Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Mahala village.

Total Male Female
Children 109 49 60
Literacy 76.22% 81.84% 70.19%
Scheduled Caste 14 8 6
Scheduled Tribe 624 308 316
Illiterate 319 132 187

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 62.9% of total population in Mahala village.


Working Population as per Census 2011

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 396 263 133
Cultivators 134 107 27
Agriculture Labourer 234 134 100
Household Industries 2 0 2
Other Workers 26 22 4
Marginal Workers 157 38 119
Non Working 439 205 234

Map of Mahala, Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal


Nearby Villages to Mahala, Balurghat

Below are the list of villages near Mahala village in Balurghat.

Village Population
Piakhan 387
Uttar Khanpur 2,895
Kismat Jasahar 280
Dasarai 258
Kasipur 277
Gopinathpur 187
Nazirpur 1,175
Indra 863
Kamalpur 877
Baidul 538

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