Mahuwapur Kalan Village, with population of 1454 is Basti sub district's the 120th most populous village, located in Basti sub district of Basti district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahuwapur Kalan village is 14 km2 and it is the 4th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 107 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bedaripur. Pin code of Mahuwapur Kalan village is 272301. The village comes under Mahua Par Kalan panchayat. Basti is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 37 km. District head quarter of the village is Basti which is 37 km away.


The village is home to 1454 people, among them 687 (47%) are male and 767 (53%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahuwapur Kalan village is 18%, among them 39% are boys and 61% are girls. There are 224 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1254. Female population growth rate of the village is 23.5% which is 15% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 16.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14% and child population has decreased by -17.9% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1116 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1184, in schedule caste is 861. There are 1535 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 135 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 667 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 549 people in the village are literate, among them 306 are male and 243 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahuwapur Kalan is 46%. 52% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Workers profile

Mahuwapur Kalan has 42% (610) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 32% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.