Markacho is a Block situated in Kodarma district in Jharkhand. Placed in rural area of Jharkhand, it is one among the 6 blocks of Kodarma district. As per the administration records, the block code of Markacho is 37. The block has 108 villages and there are total 14629 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Markacho's population is 94419. Out of this, 46865 are males whereas the females count 47554 here. This block has 18421 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 9327 are boys and 9094 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Markacho block is 51%. 48796 out of total 94419 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 63% as 29827 males out of total 46865 are educated while female literacy rate is 39% as 18969 out of total 47554 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Markacho block is 48%. Here 45623 out of total 94419 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 36% as 17038 males out of total 46865 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 60% and 28585 out of total 47554 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed individual of Markacho block is 31151 whereas 63268 are un-employed. And out of 31151 employed person 9630 persons are completely dependent on farming.