Machhiwara is a village positioned in Zira Block of Firozpur district in Punjab. Located in rural part of Firozpur district of Punjab, it is one of the 98 villages of Zira Block of Firozpur district. According to the government register, the village code of Machhiwara is 9534376. The village has 97 families.
According to Census 2011, Machhiwara 's population is 585. Out of this, 313 are males while the females count 272 here. This village has 75 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 46 are boys and 29 are girls.
Literacy ratio in Machhiwara village is 47%. 279 out of total 585 population is literate here. Among males the literacy ratio is 51% as 160 males out of total 313 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 43% as 119 out of total 272 females are literate in this Village.
The Negative side is that illiteracy ratio of Machhiwara village is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 306 out of total 585 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 48% as 153 males out of total 313 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 56% and 153 out of total 272 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of employed individual of Machhiwara village is 292 while 293 are un-employed. And out of 292 working individual 126 individuals are entirely reliant on cultivation.