Mairwa Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 24 thousand is Mairwa sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Mairwa sub district of Siwan district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Mairwa nagar panchayat is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 3783 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Mairwa Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 2863 and Mairwa Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 1019.

Nearest railway station is Mairwa which is within the city. Mairwa is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Siwan which is 21 km away. Patna is the state head quarter of the city and is 180 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1150 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 9°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 24 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (52%) are male and about 11 thousand (48%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mairwa nagar panchayat is 15%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3626 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mairwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23,565 21,123 1,462 980 3,534
Male 12,178 10,907 766 505 1,883
Female 11,387 10,216 696 475 1,651

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 86% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 925 in Muslims are 992.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mairwa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 23,565 20,361 3,162 22 3 2 3 0 12
Male 12,178 10,575 1,587 10 2 1 0 0 3
Female 11,387 9,786 1,575 12 1 1 3 0 9

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 25.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 28.8% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of 23.4%. General caste population has increased by 20.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 26.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5057.9% and child population has increased by 7.7% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mairwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.9% 20.4% 26.8% 5057.9% 7.7%
Male 23.4% 18.1% 22.8% 4950% 11.4%
Female 28.8% 23.1% 31.6% 5177.8% 3.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 909 and in schedule tribe is 941. There are 877 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 39 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 64 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mairwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change 39 38 61 41 -64
2011 935 937 909 941 877
2001 896 899 848 900 941

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 8264 are male and 6297 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mairwa is 73%. 80% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mairwa

Total Male Female
Change 8.7% 4.2% 14.4%
2011 72.7% 80.3% 64.7%
2001 64% 76.1% 50.3%

Workers profile

Mairwa has 27% (6445) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 9% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mairwa

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 27.3% 22% 5.3% 72.7%
Male 44.3% 38.2% 6.1% 55.7%
Female 9.2% 4.7% 4.5% 90.8%