Mayda Village, with population of 2736 is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 23rd most populous village, located in Jaynagar - II sub district of South Twenty Four Parganas district in the state West Bengal in India. Total geographical area of Mayda village is 1 km2 and it is the 18th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1983 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Mayda which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Mayda village to Jaynagar is 6 km. Pin code of Mayda village is 743337.

Demographics

The village is home to 2736 people, among them 1385 (51%) are male and 1351 (49%) are female. 51% of the whole population are from general caste, 49% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mayda village is 10%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 606 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mayda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,736 1,386 1,350 0 265
Male 1,385 723 662 0 128
Female 1,351 663 688 0 137

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -2.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 2797. Female population growth rate of the village is 1.7% which is 7.4% higher than male population growth rate of -5.7%. General caste population has increased by 15.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -15.6% and child population has decreased by -21.8% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mayda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -2 16 -16 0 -22
Male -6 12 -20 0 -24
Female 2 20 -11 0 -20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 975 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 917, in schedule caste is 1039. There are 1070 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 71 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 52 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mayda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 71 54 103 0 52
2011 975 917 1,039 0 1,070
2001 904 863 936 0 1,018

Literacy

Total 1792 people in the village are literate, among them 978 are male and 814 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mayda is 73%. 78% of male and 67% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mayda

Total Male Female
Change 5 2 9
2011 73 78 67
2001 67 75 58

Workers profile

Mayda has 36% (992) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 13% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 17% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mayda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36 23 13 64
Male 59 41 17 41
Female 13 5 8 87