Kalwari Must Village, with population of 6886 is Basti sub district's the 6th most populous village, located in Basti sub district of Basti district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kalwari Must village is 6 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1142 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basti and distance from Kalwari Must village to Basti is 20 km. The village comes under Kalwari Mustahkam panchayat. Basti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Basti which is 20 km away.


The village is home to 6886 people, among them 3596 (52%) are male and 3290 (48%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalwari Must village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1093 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 14.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6021. Female population growth rate of the village is 14.4% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of 14.4%. General caste population has increased by 12.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.7% and child population has decreased by -4.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 915 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 905. There are 910 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 4009 people in the village are literate, among them 2392 are male and 1617 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalwari Must is 69%. 79% of male and 58% 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 18%.

Workers profile

Kalwari Must has 28% (1945) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 10% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.