Mahrajganj Nagar Panchayat, with population of 6735 is Sagri sub district's the least populous nagar panchayat located in Sagri sub district of Azamgarh district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahrajganj nagar panchayat is 12 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 586 persons per km2. There are 10 wards in the city, among them Mahrajganj Ward No 02 is the most populous ward with population of 937 and Mahrajganj Ward No 09 is the least populous ward with population of 497.

Nearest railway station is Azamgarh which is 30 km far from here. Sagari is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 26 km. District head quarter of the city is Azamgarh which is 30 km away. Lucknow is the state head quarter of the city and is 280 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 801 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 6735 people, among them 3453 (51%) are male and 3282 (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahrajganj nagar panchayat is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 943 households in the city and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahrajganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,735 6,114 621 0 989
Male 3,453 3,147 306 0 530
Female 3,282 2,967 315 0 459

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 32% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 946 in Muslims are 961.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahrajganj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,735 4,541 2,169 18 1 0 0 0 6
Male 3,453 2,334 1,106 9 0 0 0 0 4
Female 3,282 2,207 1,063 9 1 0 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -1.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6855. Female population growth rate of the city is -2% which is -0.5% lower than male population growth rate of -1.5%. General caste population has decreased by -3.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.1% and child population has decreased by -17% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahrajganj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -1.8% -3.6% 21.1% 0% -17%
Male -1.5% -3.1% 19.1% 0% -9.1%
Female -2% -4.1% 23% 0% -24.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 950 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 943, in schedule caste is 1029. There are 866 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 177 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahrajganj

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -10 33 0 -177
2011 950 943 1029 0 866
2001 956 953 996 0 1043

Literacy

Total 4575 people in the city are literate, among them 2527 are male and 2048 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahrajganj is 80%. 86% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahrajganj

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 2.1% 8.7%
2011 79.6% 86.5% 72.5%
2001 74.4% 84.4% 63.8%

Workers profile

Mahrajganj has 26% (1723) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 6% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahrajganj

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 25.6% 19.9% 5.7% 74.4%
Male 44.4% 35.4% 9% 55.6%
Female 5.8% 3.6% 2.1% 94.2%