Mehadiganj Village, with population of 8134 is Varanasi sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mehadiganj village is 5 km2 and it is the 16th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1515 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Mehadiganj village to Varanasi is 17 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mehadiganj village is 221311. The village comes under Mehdi Ganj panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 19 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 8134 people, among them 4215 (52%) are male and 3919 (48%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mehadiganj village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1119 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mehadiganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,134 7,274 734 126 1,140
Male 4,215 3,792 364 59 579
Female 3,919 3,482 370 67 561

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7556. Female population growth rate of the village is 7.6% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 7.7%. General caste population has increased by 6.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -1.9% and child population has decreased by -35.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mehadiganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.6% 6.8% -1.9% 0% -35.1%
Male 7.7% 7.4% -5.2% 0% -36.5%
Female 7.6% 6.3% 1.6% 0% -33.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 930 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 1016 and in schedule tribe is 1136. There are 969 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 44 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mehadiganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -10 68 1136 44
2011 930 918 1016 1136 969
2001 930 928 948 0 925

Literacy

Total 4958 people in the village are literate, among them 2956 are male and 2002 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mehadiganj is 71%. 81% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mehadiganj

Total Male Female
Change 13.3% 8.2% 18.7%
2011 70.9% 81.3% 59.6%
2001 57.6% 73.1% 40.9%

Workers profile

Mehadiganj has 36% (2923) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 24% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mehadiganj

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.9% 28.9% 7% 64.1%
Male 47.4% 40.6% 6.9% 52.6%
Female 23.6% 16.3% 7.2% 76.4%