Maynaguri Community Development Block, with population of about 3.3 lakh is Jalpaiguri district's the 3rd most populous sub district, located in Jalpaiguri district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 79 villages in the sub district, among them Saptibari is the most populous village with population of about 24 thousand and Purbba Dobbari is the least populous village with population of 115. Saptibari is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 39 km2 and Purbba Dobbari is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 2 census towns in the sub district, those are - Mainaguri and Dakshin Khagrabari Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 3.3 lakh people, among them about 1.7 lakh (52%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (48%) are female. 27% of the whole population are from general caste, 71% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maynaguri community development block is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 76 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 88% (about 2.9 lakh) live in Maynaguri Sub District rural part and 12% (about 38 thousand) population live in the Maynaguri Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Maynaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 329,032 90,417 234,287 4,328 41,633
Male 170,030 46,336 121,477 2,217 21,468
Female 159,002 44,081 112,810 2,111 20,165

Most populated Villages and Cities in Maynaguri

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Saptibari 23693 Mainaguri 30490
Baikur Gourgram 10822 Dakshin Khagrabari 7469
Padamati 8407
Dharmmapur 8353
Jabaramli 6688
Uttar Madhabdanga 6610
Uttar Marichbari 6174
Amguri 6134
Ulladabri 5722
Baulbari 5711

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 933 in Muslims are 952.

Religion wise population 2011 - Maynaguri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 329,032 296,184 32,218 105 33 193 43 9 247
Male 170,030 153,213 16,503 56 19 100 22 4 113
Female 159,002 142,971 15,715 49 14 93 21 5 134

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 16.8% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 16.8%. General caste population has increased by 15%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.1% and child population has decreased by -5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Maynaguri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.8% 15% 17.4% 22.1% -5%
Male 16.8% 13.7% 17.9% 20.4% -3.4%
Female 16.8% 16.3% 16.9% 24% -6.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 951, in schedule caste is 929 and in schedule tribe is 952. There are 939 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 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Maynaguri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 21 -8 27 -32
2011 935 951 929 952 939
2001 935 930 937 925 971

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Maynaguri

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gopalganj 1031 Dakshin Khagrabari 973
Sisuabari 1022 Mainaguri 969
Purbba Dobbari 1018
Jadabpur Tea Garden 1017
Gartali Jalpes 984
Purbba Baragharia 975
Domohani 975
Bagjan 975
Madhya Khagrabari 974
Ratherhat 963

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 96 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maynaguri is 76%. 82% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Maynaguri

Total Male Female
Change 9.4% 5.3% 13.9%
2011 75.6% 82% 68.8%
2001 66.2% 76.7% 54.9%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Maynaguri

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sisuabari 86 Mainaguri 89
Paitkakhocha 84 Dakshin Khagrabari 77
Purbba Harmati 84
Dakshin Bhuskadanga 82
Uttar Madhabdanga 81
Tekatali 81
Banglajhar 81
Paschim Harmati 81
Bhatpatti 80
Dwarikamari 80

Workers profile

Maynaguri has 37% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 16% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Maynaguri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.6% 29.1% 7.4% 63.4%
Male 56.1% 49.5% 6.6% 43.9%
Female 15.6% 7.3% 8.4% 84.4%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Maynaguri

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Saptibari 39.4 Mainaguri 12.4
Nimna Tandu Forest 38.9 Dakshin Khagrabari 4.4
Dharmmapur 28
Baikur Gourgram 21.5
Padamati 18.4
Panbari 11.5
Jabaramli 10.5
Charchura Bhandar 10.1
Betgara 9.5
Purbba Baragila 8.6