Markhai is a village placed in Zira Block of Firozpur district in Punjab. Situated in rural region of Firozpur district of Punjab, it is one of the 98 villages of Zira Block of Firozpur district. As per the administration records, the village code of Markhai is 9534390. The village has 333 houses.
According to Census 2011, Markhai 's population is 1609. Out of this, 867 are males while the females count 742 here. This village has 197 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 124 are boys and 73 are girls.
Literacy rate in Markhai village is 52%. 841 out of total 1609 population is literate here. In males the literacy ratio is 54% as 476 males out of total 867 are educated however female literacy ratio is 49% as 365 out of total 742 females are educated in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy ratio of Markhai village is 47%. Here 768 out of total 1609 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy ratio here is 45% as 391 males out of total 867 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 50% and 377 out of total 742 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied person of Markhai village is 727 yet 882 are non-working. And out of 727 working individual 103 individuals are totally reliant on farming.