Kothur Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Kothur sub district's only census town located in Kothur sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Kothur census town is 9 km2. Population density of the census town is 1120 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kothur Ward No 01 and the population of Kothur Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Kothur which is within the census town. Kothur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 4 km. District head quarter of the census town is Mahbubnagar which is 73 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 48 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 608 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5635 (54%) are male and 4884 (46%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothur census town is 15%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 2525 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,519 8,856 1,223 440 1,540
Male 5,635 4,837 601 197 838
Female 4,884 4,019 622 243 702

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 861 in Muslims are 900 and in Christians are 1063.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kothur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 10,519 9,437 663 359 40 5 3 0 12
Male 5,635 5,072 349 174 27 4 2 0 7
Female 4,884 4,365 314 185 13 1 1 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 53.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6863. Female population growth rate of the census town is 57.7% which is 8.1% higher than male population growth rate of 49.6%. General caste population has increased by 57.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 136.6% and child population has increased by 40.6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53.3% 57.7% 15.1% 136.6% 40.6%
Male 49.6% 54% 13.2% 107.4% 57.2%
Female 57.7% 62.4% 16.9% 167% 24.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 867 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 831, in schedule caste is 1035 and in schedule tribe is 1234. There are 838 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 216 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 45 43 33 276 -216
2011 867 831 1035 1234 838
2001 822 788 1002 958 1054

Literacy

Total 6922 people in the census town are literate, among them 4068 are male and 2854 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothur is 77%. 85% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothur

Total Male Female
Change 8.4% 5.3% 13.2%
2011 77.1% 84.8% 68.2%
2001 68.7% 79.5% 55%

Workers profile

Kothur has 40% (4235) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 18% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kothur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40.3% 38.2% 2.1% 59.7%
Male 59.5% 57.5% 2% 40.5%
Female 18.1% 15.8% 2.3% 81.9%