Maheshpur Village, with population of 720 is Varanasi sub district's the 252nd least populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Maheshpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 357th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1180 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Maheshpur village to Varanasi is 17 km. The village comes under Sarhari panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 21 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 20 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 720 people, among them 365 (51%) are male and 355 (49%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Maheshpur village is 12%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 89 households in the village and an average 8 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Maheshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 720 718 2 0 83
Male 365 364 1 0 49
Female 355 354 1 0 34

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -6.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 770. Female population growth rate of the village is -8.7% which is -4.5% lower than male population growth rate of -4.2%. General caste population has decreased by -6.8% and child population has decreased by -41.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Maheshpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -6.5% -6.8% 0% 0% -41.1%
Male -4.2% -4.5% 0% 0% -29%
Female -8.7% -9% 0% 0% -52.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 973, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 694 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 349 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Maheshpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -48 -48 1000 0 -349
2011 973 973 1000 0 694
2001 1021 1021 0 0 1043

Literacy

Total 554 people in the village are literate, among them 296 are male and 258 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Maheshpur is 87%. 94% of male and 80% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 25%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 40%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Maheshpur

Total Male Female
Change 25.2% 10.0% 40.0%
2011 87% 93.7% 80.4%
2001 61.8% 83.7% 40.4%

Workers profile

Maheshpur has 28% (199) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 39% male and 16% female population are working population. 21% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Maheshpur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 27.6% 11.9% 15.7% 72.4%
Male 38.9% 21.1% 17.8% 61.1%
Female 16.1% 2.5% 13.5% 83.9%