Mahada Village, with population of 1461 is Varanasi sub district's the 368th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahada village is 1 km2 and it is the 208th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1074 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Mahada village to Varanasi is 25 km. The village comes under Mahenda panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 25 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 25 km away.


The village is home to 1461 people, among them 744 (51%) are male and 717 (49%) are female. 44% of the whole population are from general caste, 56% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahada village is 14%, among them 58% are boys and 43% are girls. There are 258 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1299. Female population growth rate of the village is 8.5% which is -8.1% lower than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 7.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16.4% and child population has decreased by -17.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 993. There are 739 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 72 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 221 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 897 people in the village are literate, among them 507 are male and 390 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahada is 71%. 81% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Mahada has 43% (621) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 35% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 22% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 29% are marginal workers.