Mainaguri Census Town, with population of about 30 thousand is Maynaguri sub district's the most populous census town located in Maynaguri sub district of Jalpaiguri district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Mainaguri census town is 12 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2463 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Mainaguri Ward No 01 and the population of Mainaguri Ward No 01 is about 30 thousand.

Nearest railway station is New Maynaguri which is within the census town. Maynaguri is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Jalpaiguri which is 20 km away. Kolkata is the state head quarter of the census town and is 660 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 39°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 30 thousand people, among them about 15 thousand (51%) are male and about 15 thousand (49%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mainaguri census town is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 7678 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mainaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30,490 19,100 11,193 197 2,951
Male 15,487 9,666 5,719 102 1,539
Female 15,003 9,434 5,474 95 1,412

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 970 in Muslims are 957.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mainaguri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 30,490 29,640 687 30 3 80 19 2 29
Male 15,487 15,048 351 18 1 42 10 0 17
Female 15,003 14,592 336 12 2 38 9 2 12

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.5% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 10.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.1% and child population has decreased by -8.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mainaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.5% 10.2% 16.6% 20.1% -8.6%
Male 11.6% 8.6% 16.6% 34.2% -5.3%
Female 13.5% 11.8% 16.5% 8% -12%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 969 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 976, in schedule caste is 957 and in schedule tribe is 931. There are 917 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 17 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 70 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mainaguri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 17 28 0 -227 -70
2011 969 976 957 931 917
2001 952 948 957 1158 987

Literacy

Total about 24 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 12 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mainaguri is 89%. 92% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mainaguri

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.0% 7.6%
2011 88.6% 91.6% 85.6%
2001 84% 89.6% 78%

Workers profile

Mainaguri has 34% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 12% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mainaguri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.4% 30.2% 4.2% 65.6%
Male 56.2% 51% 5.2% 43.8%
Female 12% 8.8% 3.2% 88%