Marikal Village, with population of about 12 thousand is Dhanwada sub district's the most populous village, located in Dhanwada sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Marikal village is 27 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 444 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mahbubnagar and distance from Marikal village to Mahbubnagar is 36 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Marikal village is 509205. The village comes under Marikal, Appanpalle panchayat. Dhanwada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 9 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 36 km away.


The village is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5556 (46%) are male and 6454 (54%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Marikal village is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2269 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9508. Female population growth rate of the village is 34.2% which is 16% higher than male population growth rate of 18.2%. General caste population has increased by 20%; Schedule caste population has increased by 86.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 22.9% and child population has decreased by -2.3% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1162 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1039, in schedule caste is 2294 and in schedule tribe is 3917. There are 913 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 139 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 0 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 6320 people in the village are literate, among them 3109 are male and 3211 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Marikal is 60%. 65% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Workers profile

Marikal has 43% (5128) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 34% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.