Mahishgot is a village situated in Sankrail block of Haora district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 532 families residing in the village Mahishgot. The total population of Mahishgot is 2,313 out of which 1,140 are males and 1,173 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mahishgot is 1,029.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahishgot village is 253 which is 11% of the total population. There are 124 male children and 129 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahishgot is 1,040 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,029) of Mahishgot village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mahishgot is 78.9%. Thus Mahishgot village has higher literacy rate compared to 74.3% of Haora district. The male literacy rate is 85.04% and the female literacy rate is 72.89% in Mahishgot village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mahishgot 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 Mahishgot village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 97.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mahishgot village.
In Mahishgot village out of total population, 936 were engaged in work activities. 85.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 936 workers engaged in Main Work, 144 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 181 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Mahishgot village in Sankrail.