Achampet Census Town, with population of about 21 thousand is Achampet sub district's the most populous census town located in Achampet sub district of Nagarkurnool district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Achampet census town is 14 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1518 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Achampet Ward No 01 and the population of Achampet Ward No 01 is about 21 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Badepalle which is 66 km far from here. Achampet is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Mahbubnagar which is 84 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 140 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 577 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (53%) are male and 9690 (47%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 10% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Achampet census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 4287 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Achampet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,721 16,018 2,715 1,988 2,203
Male 11,031 8,384 1,341 1,306 1,165
Female 9,690 7,634 1,374 682 1,038

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Not Stateds are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 865 in Muslims are 980 and in Not Stateds are 566

Religion wise population 2011 - Achampet

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,721 16,817 3,398 186 10 0 0 0 310
Male 11,031 9,019 1,716 92 6 0 0 0 198
Female 9,690 7,798 1,682 94 4 0 0 0 112

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 18 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 13.4% which is -0.7% lower than male population growth rate of 14.1%. General caste population has increased by 11%; Schedule caste population has increased by 5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 65.7% and child population has decreased by -12.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Achampet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 11% 5% 65.7% -12.5%
Male 14.1% 12.5% -9.9% 79.9% -10.6%
Female 13.4% 9.5% 25.3% 43.9% -14.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 878 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 522. There are 891 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 decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 41 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Achampet

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -24 288 -131 -41
2011 878 911 1025 522 891
2001 884 935 737 653 932

Literacy

Total about 15 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 8763 are male and 6151 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Achampet is 81%. 89% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Achampet

Total Male Female
Change 0.8% 0.2% 1.4%
2011 80.5% 88.8% 71.1%
2001 79.7% 88.6% 69.7%

Workers profile

Achampet has 34% (7105) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 22% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Achampet

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.3% 31.1% 3.2% 65.7%
Male 44.7% 42.1% 2.7% 55.3%
Female 22.4% 18.6% 3.8% 77.6%