Guntur Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 6.7 lakh is Guntur sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Guntur sub district of Guntur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Guntur municipal corporation and out growth is 46 km2. Population density of the city is 14634 persons per km2. There are 30 wards in the city, among them Guntur Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of about 72 thousand and Guntur Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 429.

Nearest railway station is Guntur which is within the city. Guntur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Guntur. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 292 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 790.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 23.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 6.7 lakh people, among them about 3.3 lakh (49%) are male and about 3.4 lakh (51%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Guntur municipal corporation and out growth is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.7 lakh households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Guntur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 670,073 579,773 75,584 14,716 66,124
Male 331,435 287,225 36,818 7,392 33,923
Female 338,638 292,548 38,766 7,324 32,201

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% 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 1024 in Muslims are 998 and in Christians are 1109.

Religion wise population 2011 - Guntur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 670,073 522,030 120,974 21,787 210 62 2,312 93 2,605
Male 331,435 257,959 60,533 10,330 115 30 1,175 52 1,241
Female 338,638 264,071 60,441 11,457 95 32 1,137 41 1,364

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 30.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 31.9% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 28.6%. General caste population has increased by 26.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 86.9% and child population has increased by 14.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 30.2% 26.5% 57.1% 86.9% 14.5%
Male 28.6% 25.1% 52.5% 84.8% 15.3%
Female 31.9% 27.8% 61.7% 89% 13.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1022 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1019, in schedule caste is 1053 and in schedule tribe is 991. There are 949 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 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 14 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 26 22 60 22 -14
2011 1022 1019 1053 991 949
2001 996 997 993 969 963

Literacy

Total about 4.8 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 2.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guntur is 80%. 85% of male and 75% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 3.7% 6.4%
2011 80% 85.4% 74.8%
2001 75.1% 81.7% 68.4%

Workers profile

Guntur has 38% (about 2.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 19% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 16% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Guntur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.6% 34.5% 3.1% 62.4%
Male 56.9% 53.7% 3.2% 43.1%
Female 18.7% 15.6% 3.1% 81.3%