Mahatpur Village, with population of 1682 is Bongaon sub district's the 62nd least populous village, located in Bongaon sub district of North Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Mahatpur village is 1 km2 and it is the 47th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1201 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bongaon and distance from Mahatpur village to Bongaon is 18 km. Pin code of Mahatpur village is 743251.

Demographics

The village is home to 1682 people, among them 855 (51%) are male and 827 (49%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 51% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahatpur village is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 391 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahatpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,682 817 863 2 175
Male 855 421 433 1 89
Female 827 396 430 1 86

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1403. Female population growth rate of the village is 21.8% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 18.1%. General caste population has increased by 7.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34% and child population has decreased by -4.9% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahatpur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20 8 34 0 -5
Male 18 11 26 0 0
Female 22 5 43 0 -10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 967 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 941, in schedule caste is 993 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 966 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 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 101 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahatpur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 29 -56 121 1,000 -101
2011 967 941 993 1,000 966
2001 938 997 872 0 1,067

Literacy

Total 986 people in the village are literate, among them 535 are male and 451 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahatpur is 65%. 70% of male and 61% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahatpur

Total Male Female
Change 12 9 15
2011 65 70 61
2001 54 61 46

Workers profile

Mahatpur has 40% (669) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 19% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahatpur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 35 5 60
Male 59 54 5 41
Female 20 15 5 81