Majhawan Village, with population of 8562 is Kanpur sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Majhawan village is 7 km2 and it is the 26th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1241 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur Nagar and distance from Majhawan village to Kanpur Nagar is 25 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Majhawan village is 1. The village comes under Majhawan panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 25 km away.


The village is home to 8562 people, among them 4522 (53%) are male and 4040 (47%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste, 35% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Majhawan village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1626 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Majhawan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8,562 5,599 2,963 0 1,175
Male 4,522 2,912 1,610 0 598
Female 4,040 2,687 1,353 0 577

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 893 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 923, in schedule caste is 840. There are 965 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 5111 people in the village are literate, among them 2895 are male and 2216 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Majhawan is 69%. 74% of male and 64% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Majhawan has 30% (2597) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 7% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Majhawan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 25 5 70
Male 52 44 7 49
Female 7 4 3 93