Majha Kalan Village, with population of 623 is Basti sub district's the 485th most populous village, located in Basti sub district of Basti district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Majha Kalan village is 17 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 37 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Basti and distance from Majha Kalan village to Basti is 5 km. Pin code of Majha Kalan village is 272301. The village comes under Majhakalan panchayat. Basti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 29 km. District head quarter of the village is Basti which is 22 km away.


The village is home to 623 people, among them 343 (55%) are male and 280 (45%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Majha Kalan village is 25%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 98 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 683. Female population growth rate of the village is -5.7% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of -11.1%. General caste population has decreased by -14.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 108.8% and child population has increased by 11.5% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 816 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 822, in schedule caste is 775. There are 824 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 47 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 146 people in the village are literate, among them 92 are male and 54 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Majha Kalan is 31%. 36% of male and 26% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 18% and female literacy rate has gone up by 19%.

Workers profile

Majha Kalan has 39% (242) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 40% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.