Mahgoan Village, with population of 5113 is Varanasi sub district's the 45th most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Mahgoan village is 3 km2 and it is the 62nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1800 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Mahgoan village to Varanasi is 25 km. The village comes under Mahagaon 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.

Demographics

The village is home to 5113 people, among them 2680 (52%) are male and 2433 (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahgoan village is 16%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 706 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahgoan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,113 4,219 771 123 800
Male 2,680 2,203 411 66 427
Female 2,433 2,016 360 57 373

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4358. Female population growth rate of the village is 18.2% which is 1.6% higher than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 15.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 9.7% and child population has decreased by -18.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahgoan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 15 10 0 -18
Male 17 14 13 0 -15
Female 18 17 7 0 -21

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 915, in schedule caste is 876 and in schedule tribe is 864. There are 874 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 66 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahgoan

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 25 -50 864 -66
2011 908 915 876 864 874
2001 896 890 926 0 940

Literacy

Total 3045 people in the village are literate, among them 1895 are male and 1150 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahgoan is 71%. 84% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 14%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 20%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahgoan

Total Male Female
Change 14 9 20
2011 71 84 56
2001 57 75 36

Workers profile

Mahgoan has 40% (2028) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 29% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahgoan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 34 6 60
Male 50 45 4 50
Female 29 22 7 71