Masuri Village, with population of about 23 thousand is Ghaziabad sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Ghaziabad sub district of Ghaziabad district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Masuri village is 5 km2 and it is the 12th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 4239 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Masuri which is within the village. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Masuri village is 201302. The village comes under Masuri panchayat. Ghaziabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Ghaziabad which is 10 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 23 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (53%) are male and about 11 thousand (47%) are female. 95% of the whole population are from general caste, 5% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Masuri village is 21%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3466 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Masuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 22,934 21,764 1,170 0 4,815
Male 12,108 11,515 593 0 2,518
Female 10,826 10,249 577 0 2,297

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 108.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 110.1% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 107.5%. General caste population has increased by 114.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38.3% and child population has increased by 97.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Masuri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 108.8% 114.6% 38.3% 0% 97.7%
Male 107.5% 113.6% 33.9% 0% 99.2%
Female 110.1% 115.8% 43.2% 0% 96.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 894 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 890, in schedule caste is 973. There are 912 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Masuri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 9 63 0 -14
2011 894 890 973 0 912
2001 883 881 910 0 926

Literacy

Total about 13 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7467 are male and 5066 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Masuri is 69%. 78% of male and 59% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 21%. Male literacy has gone up by 23% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Masuri

Total Male Female
Change 21.3% 22.8% 19.8%
2011 69.2% 77.9% 59.4%
2001 47.9% 55.1% 39.6%

Workers profile

Masuri has 26% (6028) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 9% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Masuri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 26.3% 20% 6.3% 73.7%
Male 41.4% 34% 7.4% 58.6%
Female 9.4% 4.3% 5.1% 90.6%