Mayahauri Village, with population of about 20 thousand is Jaynagar - II sub district's the 2nd 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 Mayahauri village is 9 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 2092 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Jaynagar and distance from Mayahauri village to Jaynagar is 15 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Mayahauri village is 743337.

Demographics

The village is home to about 20 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (51%) are male and 9556 (49%) are female. 32% of the whole population are from general caste, 68% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mayahauri village is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4053 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mayahauri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19,604 6,220 13,331 53 2,770
Male 10,048 3,196 6,825 27 1,416
Female 9,556 3,024 6,506 26 1,354

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.7% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 11.7%. General caste population has increased by 11.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 152.4% and child population has decreased by -5.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mayahauri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13 11 13 152 -6
Male 12 12 11 146 -6
Female 14 11 15 160 -6

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 946, in schedule caste is 953 and in schedule tribe is 963. There are 956 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 16 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 4 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mayahauri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 16 -12 29 54 -4
2011 951 946 953 963 956
2001 935 958 924 909 960

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 7143 are male and 5316 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mayahauri is 74%. 83% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mayahauri

Total Male Female
Change 10 3 17
2011 74 83 65
2001 64 79 48

Workers profile

Mayahauri has 39% (7733) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 24% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mayahauri

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39 27 13 61
Male 54 41 13 46
Female 24 12 12 76