Atmakur Census Town, with population of about 12 thousand is Atmakur sub district's only census town located in Atmakur sub district of Wanaparthy district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Atmakur census town is 16 km2. Population density of the census town is 792 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Atmakur Ward No 01 and the population of Atmakur Ward No 01 is about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Gadwal which is 12 km far from here. Atmakur is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Mahbubnagar which is 65 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 172 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 640 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 6194 (50%) are male and 6103 (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Atmakur census town is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2636 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Atmakur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,297 10,637 1,424 236 1,495
Male 6,194 5,363 709 122 776
Female 6,103 5,274 715 114 719

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 17% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 987 in Muslims are 966.

Religion wise population 2011 - Atmakur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,297 10,160 2,035 86 0 0 0 0 16
Male 6,194 5,114 1,035 38 0 0 0 0 7
Female 6,103 5,046 1,000 48 0 0 0 0 9

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 20.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 25.1% which is 9.3% higher than male population growth rate of 15.8%. General caste population has increased by 19.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 120.6% and child population has increased by 6% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Atmakur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.2% 19.8% 14.8% 120.6% 6%
Male 15.8% 16.4% 3.4% 125.9% 0.1%
Female 25.1% 23.4% 29.1% 115.1% 13.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 985 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 1008 and in schedule tribe is 934. There are 927 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 72 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 108 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Atmakur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 72 55 200 -47 108
2011 985 983 1008 934 927
2001 913 928 808 981 819

Literacy

Total 7820 people in the census town are literate, among them 4438 are male and 3382 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Atmakur is 72%. 82% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Atmakur

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 3.0% 5.9%
2011 72.4% 81.9% 62.8%
2001 68.3% 78.9% 56.9%

Workers profile

Atmakur has 40% (4964) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 49% male and 31% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 28% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Atmakur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 40.4% 38% 2.4% 59.6%
Male 49.3% 47.3% 2% 50.7%
Female 31.3% 28.5% 2.8% 68.7%