Mairwa Community Development Block, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Siwan district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Siwan district of the state Bihar in India. There are 52 villages in the sub district, among them Kabirpur is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Surad Sahi is the least populous village with population of 6. Kabirpur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 7 km2 and Surad Sahi is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Mairwa Nagar Panchayat.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 58 thousand (51%) are male and about 56 thousand (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mairwa community development block is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 79% (about 90 thousand) live in Mairwa Sub District rural part and 21% (about 24 thousand) population live in the Mairwa Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mairwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 113,499 95,859 12,017 5,623 17,955
Male 57,925 48,999 6,122 2,804 9,375
Female 55,574 46,860 5,895 2,819 8,580

Most populated Villages and Cities in Mairwa

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Kabirpur 11105 Mairwa 23565
Sewtapur 6724
English 6528
Bargaon 5093
Babhnauli 4170
Muriyari 4078
Barka Manjha 3509
Sirsia 2696
Siswa Khurd 2587
Domdih 2550

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 957 in Muslims are 974.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mairwa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 113,499 98,850 14,438 68 8 13 6 9 107
Male 57,925 50,516 7,315 30 6 6 1 5 46
Female 55,574 48,334 7,123 38 2 7 5 4 61

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 21.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 93 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 20.2% which is -2.4% lower than male population growth rate of 22.6%. General caste population has increased by 17.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 247.7% and child population has decreased by -1.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mairwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.4% 17.5% 16.6% 247.7% -1.7%
Male 22.6% 18.8% 17.8% 242.8% -0.9%
Female 20.2% 16.2% 15.3% 252.8% -2.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 959 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 956, in schedule caste is 963 and in schedule tribe is 1005. There are 915 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mairwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change -19 -22 -20 28 -17
2011 959 956 963 1005 915
2001 978 978 983 977 932

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mairwa

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Patkhauli 1251 Mairwa 935
Pharchhuhi 1173
Barka Manjha 1162
Sirsia 1110
Karjania 1061
Khap Siswa 1053
Lachhimipur 1041
Domdih 1030
Dharni Chhapra 1020
Chup Chupwa 1006

Literacy

Total about 68 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 39 thousand are male and about 29 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mairwa is 71%. 81% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mairwa

Total Male Female
Change 18.2% 12.3% 24.0%
2011 71.5% 81.3% 61.3%
2001 53.3% 69% 37.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mairwa

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chakia 89 Mairwa 73
Lashkari Chhapra 86
Seni Chhapra 85
Ugarsen Chhapra 85
Narahiya 83
Kaithaulia 81
Siswa Buzurg 79
Nawada 78
Ghansham Mathia 78
Kolhuwa Dargah 78

Workers profile

Mairwa has 31% (about 35 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 14% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 10% 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 30.5% 14.9% 15.6% 69.5%
Male 46.2% 24.9% 21.3% 53.8%
Female 14.2% 4.5% 9.7% 85.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mairwa

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kabirpur 7.3 Mairwa 6.2
Sewtapur 5.1
English 4.2
Barka Manjha 3.8
Muriyari 3.8
Bargaon 2.7
Sirsia 2.5
Atwa 2.5
Domdih 2.3
Babhnauli 1.9