Macharam Village, with population of 1216 is Jadcherla sub district's the 13th most populous village, located in Jadcherla sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Macharam village is 5 km2 and it is the 13th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 226 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mahbubnagar and distance from Macharam village to Mahbubnagar is 22 km. The village comes under Macharam panchayat. Jadcherla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 22 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1216 people, among them 602 (50%) are male and 614 (50%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste and 27% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Macharam village is 11%, among them 45% are boys and 55% are girls. There are 286 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 19.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1016. Female population growth rate of the village is 25.8% which is 11.8% higher than male population growth rate of 14%. General caste population has increased by 40.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -6% and child population has increased by 0.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1020 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1117, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 869. There are 1206 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 96 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 177 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 621 people in the village are literate, among them 393 are male and 228 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Macharam is 58%. 73% of male and 42% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Workers profile

Macharam has 54% (662) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 48% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.