Wardwise Population and Households
As per 2011 population census, Mahalaxmi Municipality had total 62,172 population with 31,071 males and 31,101 females. Out of total wards, ward number 8 had the largest population 10,374, while ward number 10 had least number of population with 10,374.
With respect to number of households, Mahalaxmi Municipality had total 14,930 households. The ward number 8 had most households with total 2,365, while ward number 10 had least number of households with total 286 number of households.
As illustrated in the chart, the ratio of male to female population was 1.00, which indicates that Mahalaxmi Municipality had 0 percent lower males as compared to the females. Same as, the population to household ratio was 4.16, which means that in average 4.16 family members lived in each household.
As illustrated in the charts, the ratio of absentee population was 18.61, while male to female absentee population ratio was 3.90. Same as, the household ratio of present vs. absent population was 5.22.
Population by Age Group
Gender wise, top 5 most age groups male population were between 15 and 19 (3,631), between 20 and 24 (3,473), between 10 and 14 (2,957), between 25 and 29 (2,829), and between 30 and 34 (2,813), with total population of 15,703. In contrast, bottom 5 least age group male population were between 70 and 74 (396), between 65 and 69 (531), above 75 (547),between 60 and 64 (728), and between 55 and 59 (850), with total population of 3,052. With regards to female population, top 5 age groups females were between 20 and 24 (3,697), between 25 and 29 (3,525), between 15 and 19 (3,264), between 30 and 34 (2,948), and between 10 and 14 (2,737), with total population of 16,171. In contrast, bottom 5 least age group male population were between 70 and 74 (466), between 65 and 69 (619), above 75 (693),between 60 and 64 (779), and between 55 and 59 (885), with total population of 3,442.
The population with age-group below 4 had male to female ratio of 1.13, which states that this age group had maximum males as compared to females. Similarly, age-group above 75 had most female population as compared to male population with male to female ratio of 0.79. The age-groups below 4, 5 to 9, 15 to 19, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 10 to 14, 50 to 54 had majority of male population while age-groups 35 to 39, 55 to 59, 30 to 34, 20 to 24, 60 to 64, 65 to 69, 70 to 74, 25 to 29, above 75 had majority of female population as per male-female ratios. Moreover, age-groups had eqivalent or almost equal numbers of male and female population with male-female ratios of 1.
The population pyramid for Mahalaxmi Municipality visually illustrates the male vs. female population based on different age groups. The population data and ratio tables are also available in this link.
There were 71.13 % (44,223 ) of independent population, the working age people between ages of 15 and 64 years. The dependent children, ages below 15 years, were 23.64 % with total number of 14,697. The dependent elderly population, aged 65 and above were 5.23 % with total number of 3,252. As such, total dependent population including children and elderly people were 28.87 with total number of 17,949
There were 19,455 women of child-bearing age-group of 15 to 49 years. Same as, the todlers or children of 4 years or below were 4,150. The ratio of woman of child-bearing age and the number of todlers state that, approximately 213 children were born per 1,000 women. This number is also roughly used as fertility levels when direct measures of births are not available.
Literacy, Education Levels & Schooling
Grade 1-12 Students & Schools
The pie-chart and graphs above further illustrates the students and schools.
Population by Language Spoken
Mostly spoken language in Mahalaxmi is Nepali, which is spoken by 36,384 people. The Mahalaxmi has people who speak other languages, such as Newar, Tamang, Maithili, Magar, Rai, Tharu, Bhojpuri, Limbu, Gurung, Hindi, Wambule, Urdu, Sunuwar, Doteli, Sherpa, Chamling, Thulung, Bantawa, Yamphu/Yamphe, Rajbanshi, Bahing, Avadhi, Khaling, Kulung, Dhimal, English, Bangla, Darai, Bhujel, Majhi, Danuwar, Bajjika, etc.
Population by Castes
According to 2011 census conducted by Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mahalaxmi Municipality was inhabitted by mostly the people of Newar caste with total population of 19,301. There were as little as Jhangad/Dhagar caste with population of as little as 11 in total. People of several other castes who live in Mahalaxmi are Chhetri, Brahmin - Hill, Tamang, Magar, Rai, Tharu, Kami, Sarki, Damai/Dholi, Thakuri, Muslim, Limbu, Gurung, Sanyasi/Dashnami, Gharti/Bhujel, Dalit Others, Yadav, Terai Others, Teli, Sunuwar, Lohar, Majhi, Sherpa, Hajam/Thakur, Dhanuk, Kalwar, Danuwar, Chamling, Rajbansi, Brahmin - Tarai, Koiri/Kushwaha, Kayastha, Thami, Sudhi, Kathbaniyan, Ghale, Bangali, Kumal, Marwadi, Rajput, Thulung, Dhimal, Haluwai, Chamar/Harijan/Ram, Yamphu, Bantaba, Bantar/Sardar, Badi, Kewat, Punjabi/Shikh, Tatma/Tatwa, Mallaha, Darai, Pahari, Jhangad/Dhagar, Kurmi, etc. Only the population of castes with above 1,000 population are illustrated in the table.
Population by Disability
Similarly, there were 159 people who were blind and 106 people were deaf, while 8 people were both blind and deaf. Moreover, 71 persons had reported of having speech problems. Total 32 people had multiple disabilities.
The pie-chart above illustrate the better picture of disabled population along with genderwise ratios.
With respect to wall of the houses, 4,089 houses were mud bonded, 10,228 houses were cement bonded, 42 houses were wood planks bonded, 46 houses were bamboo bonded and 23 houses had unbaked bricks on their outer walls.Rest of the houses were reported of having other types of outer wall, while some of them reported nothing of having the outer wall bonding.
There were several types of house roofs reported. Total 196 houses were reported of having thatch roofs while 2,315 houses had galvanized roofs. Similarly, 1,510 houses had roof of tile, 10,339 houses had RCC roofs, 12 houses had roof of woods while 3 houses were reported having roof of mud. As per 2011 CBS census, some of the houses had other types of roofs while some didn't report about the roof structure.
With respect to the toilets, 100 out of 14,930 houses didn't report of having a private toilet for their households. Nevertheless, 12,225 houses were reported of having flush toilet while 2,287 houses reported having ordinary toilets.
With reference to source of fuel, 2,148 households reported their source of fuel as firewood while 422 households had kerosene as their fuel source. The LP gas was used by 11,902 households as a source of fuel. Moreover, other sources of fuel were cow dung (5), bio-gas (9), fuel electricity (65), etc.
Same as, total 14,433 households had reported of having electricity as the source of their household's lighting. The households still using kerosene as source of light were 119, while 17 households used solar energy as source of lights. Total 0 households also reported of using bio-gas as a source of light. The ratio of use of electricity as compared to other source of light was 0.97.
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