Wanaparthy Municipality, with population of about 61 thousand is Wanaparthy sub district's only municipality located in Wanaparthy sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Wanaparthy municipality is 27 km2. Population density of the city is 2224 persons per km2. There are 48 wards in the city, among them Wanaparthy Ward No 42 is the most populous ward with population of about 11 thousand and Wanaparthy Ward No 17 is the least populous ward with population of 221.

Nearest railway station is Madanapur which is 20 km far from here. Wanaparthy is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Mahbubnagar which is 66 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 150 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 805 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 61 thousand people, among them about 32 thousand (52%) are male and about 29 thousand (48%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Wanaparthy municipality is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Wanaparthy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 60,949 52,645 6,000 2,304 6,122
Male 31,501 27,110 3,066 1,325 3,208
Female 29,448 25,535 2,934 979 2,914

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 15% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 926 in Muslims are 975 and in Christians are 1071.

Religion wise population 2011 - Wanaparthy

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 60,949 50,585 9,368 640 10 19 8 1 318
Male 31,501 26,271 4,743 309 5 8 5 1 159
Female 29,448 24,314 4,625 331 5 11 3 0 159

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 50 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 20.7% which is -1.8% lower than male population growth rate of 22.5%. General caste population has increased by 20.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 80.1% and child population has decreased by -10.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Wanaparthy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.6% 20.2% 19.5% 80.1% -10.2%
Male 22.5% 21.1% 18.6% 79.5% -8.9%
Female 20.7% 19.2% 20.3% 81% -11.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 935 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 957 and in schedule tribe is 739. There are 908 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Wanaparthy

Total General SC ST Child
Change -14 -15 14 6 -29
2011 935 942 957 739 908
2001 949 957 943 733 937

Literacy

Total about 43 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 24 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Wanaparthy is 78%. 85% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Wanaparthy

Total Male Female
Change 7.1% 4.7% 9.6%
2011 77.9% 85% 70.3%
2001 70.8% 80.3% 60.7%

Workers profile

Wanaparthy has 36% (about 22 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 24% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Wanaparthy

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.2% 32% 4.2% 63.8%
Male 47.9% 43.9% 4% 52.1%
Female 23.7% 19.3% 4.4% 76.3%