Makhalia Village, with population of 1745 is Bishnupur - II sub district's the 20th least populous village, located in Bishnupur - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Makhalia village is 1 km2 and it is the 13th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 3116 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Calcutta and distance from Makhalia village to Calcutta is 15 km. Pin code of Makhalia village is 743503.

Demographics

The village is home to 1745 people, among them 874 (50%) are male and 871 (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Makhalia village is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 432 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Makhalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,745 1,512 233 0 136
Male 874 754 120 0 70
Female 871 758 113 0 66

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 6.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1640. Female population growth rate of the village is 11% which is 8.8% higher than male population growth rate of 2.2%. General caste population has increased by 4.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 22.6% and child population has increased by 10.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Makhalia

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.4% 4.5% 22.6% -100% 10.6%
Male 2.2% -0.7% 27.7% -100% 27.3%
Female 11% 10.2% 17.7% -100% -2.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1005, in schedule caste is 942. There are 943 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 79 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 293 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Makhalia

Total General SC ST Child
Change 79 99 -79 -500 -293
2011 997 1005 942 0 943
2001 918 906 1021 500 1236

Literacy

Total 1515 people in the village are literate, among them 770 are male and 745 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Makhalia is 94%. 96% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Makhalia

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 2.8% 12.6%
2011 94.2% 95.8% 92.5%
2001 86.8% 93% 79.9%

Workers profile

Makhalia has 34% (593) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 7% female population are working population. 59% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Makhalia

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34% 32.4% 1.5% 66%
Male 60.8% 58.7% 2.1% 39.2%
Female 7.1% 6.1% 1% 92.9%