Machharala Population - Gurdaspur, Punjab

Machharala is a medium size village located in Dera Baba Nanak Tehsil of Gurdaspur district, Punjab with total 88 families residing. The Machharala village has population of 500 of which 280 are males while 220 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Machharala village population of children with age 0-6 is 59 which makes up 11.80 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Machharala village is 786 which is lower than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Machharala as per census is 513, lower than Punjab average of 846.

Machharala village has lower literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Machharala village was 70.75 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Machharala Male literacy stands at 75.10 % while female literacy rate was 65.50 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Machharala village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Machharala village.

Machharala Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 88 - -
Population 500 280 220
Child (0-6) 59 39 20
Schedule Caste 6 5 1
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 70.75 % 75.10 % 65.50 %
Total Workers 172 161 11
Main Worker 166 - -
Marginal Worker 6 3 3

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.20 % of total population in Machharala village. The village Machharala currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work Profile

In Machharala village out of total population, 172 were engaged in work activities. 96.51 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 3.49 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 172 workers engaged in Main Work, 67 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 94 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149