Gadwal Municipality And Out Growth, with population of about 63 thousand is Gadwal sub district's only municipality and out growth located in Gadwal sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Gadwal municipality and out growth is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 10289 persons per km2. There are 10 wards in the city, among them Gadwal Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Gadwal Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 2498.

Nearest railway station is Gadwal which is within the city. Gadwal is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Mahbubnagar which is 52 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 180 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 642 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 63 thousand people, among them about 32 thousand (51%) are male and about 31 thousand (49%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gadwal municipality and out growth is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% 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 - Gadwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 63,177 56,084 6,314 779 7,468
Male 31,935 28,320 3,151 464 3,784
Female 31,242 27,764 3,163 315 3,684

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 76% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 22% 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 986 in Muslims are 947 and in Christians are 1019.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gadwal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 63,177 48,148 14,194 543 13 11 12 3 253
Male 31,935 24,240 7,289 269 6 6 3 3 119
Female 31,242 23,908 6,905 274 7 5 9 0 134

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 24% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 51 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 25.9% which is 3.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.2%. General caste population has increased by 20.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 69.7% and child population has increased by 10.4% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24% 20.7% 57.4% 69.7% 10.4%
Male 22.2% 19.3% 48.7% 71.2% 10.3%
Female 25.9% 22.1% 67.1% 67.6% 10.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 679. There are 974 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 22 111 -15 2
2011 978 980 1004 679 974
2001 950 958 893 694 972

Literacy

Total about 40 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 22 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gadwal is 72%. 80% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total Male Female
Change 7.4% 5.1% 10.2%
2011 71.6% 79.7% 63.3%
2001 64.2% 74.6% 53.1%

Workers profile

Gadwal has 39% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 25% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gadwal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.7% 35.5% 3.3% 61.3%
Male 51.9% 49.1% 2.8% 48.1%
Female 25.3% 21.5% 3.8% 74.7%