Mahaban Village, with population of 883 is Varanasi sub district's the 303rd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahaban village is 1 km2 and it is the 270th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 833 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Mahaban village to Varanasi is 20 km. The village comes under Mahak 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 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 883 people, among them 468 (53%) are male and 415 (47%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahaban village is 14%, among them 44% are boys and 56% are girls. There are 134 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahaban

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 883 547 336 0 128
Male 468 288 180 0 56
Female 415 259 156 0 72

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 4.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 842. Female population growth rate of the village is 3.8% which is -2.1% lower than male population growth rate of 5.9%. General caste population has increased by 2.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.1% and child population has decreased by -6.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahaban

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5 2 9 0 -7
Male 6 3 10 0 -23
Female 4 2 8 0 13

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 887 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 899, in schedule caste is 867. There are 1286 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 18 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 409 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahaban

Total General SC ST Child
Change -18 -15 -23 0 409
2011 887 899 867 0 1,286
2001 905 914 890 0 877

Literacy

Total 613 people in the village are literate, among them 366 are male and 247 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahaban is 81%. 89% of male and 72% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahaban

Total Male Female
Change 8 4 10
2011 81 89 72
2001 74 85 62

Workers profile

Mahaban has 31% (278) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 10% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahaban

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32 29 2 69
Male 50 48 3 50
Female 10 8 2 90