Mahso Khas Village, with population of 9089 is Basti sub district's the 3rd most populous village, located in Basti sub district of Basti district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahso Khas village is 2 km2 and it is the 73rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 5078 persons per km2.

The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mahso Khas village is 272124. The village comes under Mahaso panchayat. Basti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 10 km. District head quarter of the village is Basti which is 8 km away.


The village is home to 9089 people, among them 4716 (52%) are male and 4373 (48%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahso Khas village is 17%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1475 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 8108. Female population growth rate of the village is 12.6% which is 1% higher than male population growth rate of 11.6%. General caste population has increased by 15.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.5% and child population has decreased by -7.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 927 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 930, in schedule caste is 914. There are 860 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 95 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 4962 people in the village are literate, among them 3003 are male and 1959 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahso Khas is 66%. 77% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Workers profile

Mahso Khas has 30% (2770) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 16% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.