Machhiwara is a Block positioned in Ludhiana district in Punjab. Positioned in rural area of Punjab, it is one of the 12 blocks of Ludhiana district. As per the administration register, the block number of Machhiwara is 61. The block has 136 villages and there are total 17932 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Machhiwara's population is 94057. Out of this, 49181 are males while the females count 44876 here. This block has 10617 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5679 are boys and 4938 are girls.
Literacy rate in Machhiwara block is 68%. 64583 out of total 94057 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 72% as 35777 males out of total 49181 are educated whereas female literacy ratio is 64% as 28806 out of total 44876 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Machhiwara block is 31%. Here 29474 out of total 94057 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 27% as 13404 males out of total 49181 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 35% and 16070 out of total 44876 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Machhiwara block is 34104 whereas 59953 are non-working. And out of 34104 employed individual 10095 individuals are entirely reliant on agriculture.