Makthal Village, with population of about 19 thousand is Makthal sub district's the most populous village, located in Makthal sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Makthal village is 33 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 582 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Narayanpet and distance from Makthal village to Narayanpet is 30 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Makthal village is 509208. The village comes under Makthal panchayat. Makthal is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 64 km away.


The village is home to about 19 thousand people, among them 9773 (50%) are male and 9665 (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Makthal village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 3875 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 26.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.2% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 26.1%. General caste population has increased by 22.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 58.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 38.9% 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 989 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 1036 and in schedule tribe is 953. There are 965 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 40 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total about 12 thousand people in the village are literate, among them 6572 are male and 5080 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Makthal is 69%. 77% of male and 60% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Workers profile

Makthal has 42% (8178) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 31% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.