Mahisi Village, with population of about 19 thousand is Mahishi sub district's the most populous village, located in Mahishi sub district of Saharsa district in the state Bihar in India. Total geographical area of Mahisi village is 28 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 685 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Mahisi which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Saharsa and distance from Mahisi village to Saharsa is 17 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mahisi village is 852216. The village comes under Mahishi South, Mahshi North panchayat. Mahishi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Saharsa which is 17 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 19 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (53%) are male and 9035 (47%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahisi village is 18%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3842 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahisi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,073 15,357 3,708 8 3,522
Male 10,038 8,190 1,843 5 1,828
Female 9,035 7,167 1,865 3 1,694

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 37.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 35.6% which is -3% lower than male population growth rate of 38.6%. General caste population has increased by 31.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 65.2% and child population has increased by 51% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahisi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37 32 65 0 51
Male 39 34 64 0 50
Female 36 29 66 0 53

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 900 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 875, in schedule caste is 1012 and in schedule tribe is 600. There are 927 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahisi

Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -30 9 600 17
2011 900 875 1,012 600 927
2001 920 905 1,003 0 910

Literacy

Total 9981 people in the village are literate, among them 6074 are male and 3907 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahisi is 64%. 74% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahisi

Total Male Female
Change 10 10 10
2011 64 74 53
2001 54 64 43

Workers profile

Mahisi has 29% (5606) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 11% female population are working population. 20% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 26% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahisi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29 11 18 71
Male 46 20 26 54
Female 11 2 9 89