Markhi Village, with population of 1411 is Shahpura sub district's the 44th least populous village, located in Shahpura sub district of Jaipur district in the state Rajasthan in India. Total geographical area of Markhi village is 6 km2 and it is the 27th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 223 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Shahpura and distance from Markhi village to Shahpura is 29 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Markhi village is 303601. Shahpura is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 29 km. District head quarter of the village is Jaipur which is 57 km away. 0.73 square kilometer (12%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.

Demographics

The village is home to 1411 people, among them 746 (53%) are male and 665 (47%) are female. 61% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 22% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Markhi village is 16%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 225 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Markhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,411 855 239 317 228
Male 746 455 124 167 119
Female 665 400 115 150 109

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 24.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1136. Female population growth rate of the village is 24.8% which is 1.1% higher than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has increased by 20.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 34.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.9% and child population has decreased by -12.6% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Markhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24 20 34 29 -13
Male 24 23 22 29 -8
Female 25 17 51 29 -17

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 891 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 879, in schedule caste is 927 and in schedule tribe is 898. There are 916 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 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 107 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Markhi

Total General SC ST Child
Change 7 -40 182 6 -107
2011 891 879 927 898 916
2001 884 919 745 892 1,023

Literacy

Total 769 people in the village are literate, among them 494 are male and 275 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Markhi is 65%. 79% of male and 49% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Markhi

Total Male Female
Change 0 -1 3
2011 65 79 50
2001 65 80 47

Workers profile

Markhi has 39% (554) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 44% male and 34% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Markhi

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39 31 8 61
Male 44 41 3 56
Female 34 20 14 66