Mahachanda Village, with population of 4281 is Bhatar sub district's the 15th most populous village, located in Bhatar sub district of Barddhaman district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Mahachanda village is 8 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 559 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Burdwan and distance from Mahachanda village to Burdwan is 10 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mahachanda village is 713102.

Demographics

The village is home to 4281 people, among them 2156 (50%) are male and 2125 (50%) are female. 55% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 22% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahachanda village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 973 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahachanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,281 2,338 1,002 941 514
Male 2,156 1,189 513 454 268
Female 2,125 1,149 489 487 246

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 13.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3757. Female population growth rate of the village is 15.7% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 12.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.6% and child population has increased by 0.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahachanda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14 13 18 13 1
Male 12 11 16 11 9
Female 16 15 20 15 -7

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 986 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 1073. There are 918 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 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 151 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahachanda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 27 30 39 -151
2011 986 966 953 1,073 918
2001 956 939 923 1,034 1,069

Literacy

Total 2558 people in the village are literate, among them 1431 are male and 1127 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahachanda is 68%. 76% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahachanda

Total Male Female
Change 5 2 9
2011 68 76 60
2001 63 74 51

Workers profile

Mahachanda has 48% (2053) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 65% male and 31% female population are working population. 61% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahachanda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48 45 4 52
Male 65 61 4 35
Female 31 28 3 69