Makhu is a Block placed in Firozpur district in Punjab. Situated in rural part of Punjab, it is one among the 7 blocks of Firozpur district. According to the government records, the block code of Makhu is 69. The block has 119 villages and there are total 14177 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Makhu's population is 77662. Out of this, 40453 are males whereas the females count 37209 here. This block has 10034 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 5376 are boys and 4658 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Makhu block is 54%. 42515 out of total 77662 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 59% as 24186 males out of total 40453 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 49% as 18329 out of total 37209 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Makhu block is 45%. Here 35147 out of total 77662 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 40% as 16267 males out of total 40453 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy ratio is 50% and 18880 out of total 37209 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Makhu block is 26430 whereas 51232 are non-working. And out of 26430 employed individual 12032 peoples are totally reliant on agriculture.