Mahishnota is a village situated in Hilli block of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 345 families residing in the village Mahishnota. The total population of Mahishnota is 1,413 out of which 736 are males and 677 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Mahishnota is 920.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahishnota village is 142 which is 10% of the total population. There are 83 male children and 59 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahishnota is 711 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (920) of Mahishnota village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Mahishnota is 72.9%. Thus Mahishnota village has higher literacy rate compared to 64.6% of Dakshin Dinajpur district. The male literacy rate is 79.63% and the female literacy rate is 65.86% in Mahishnota village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Mahishnota 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 Mahishnota village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.4% of total population in Mahishnota village.
In Mahishnota village out of total population, 727 were engaged in work activities. 86.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 727 workers engaged in Main Work, 131 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 160 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Mahishnota village in Hilli.