Guntur Municipal Corporation, with population of about 6.5 lakh is Guntur sub district's only municipal corporation located in Guntur sub district of Guntur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Guntur municipal corporation is 46 km2. Population density of the city is 14141 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 6.5 lakh people, among them about 3.2 lakh (50%) are male and about 3.3 lakh (50%) 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 is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 1.6 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 647,508 561,936 71,525 14,047 63,877
Male 320,720 278,828 34,855 7,037 32,740
Female 326,788 283,108 36,670 7,010 31,137

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 25.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 27.3% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 24.4%. General caste population has increased by 22.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 48.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 78.4% and child population has increased by 10.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25.9% 22.6% 48.6% 78.4% 10.6%
Male 24.4% 21.4% 44.3% 75.9% 11.3%
Female 27.3% 23.7% 53% 80.9% 9.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1019 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1015, in schedule caste is 1052 and in schedule tribe is 996. There are 951 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 12 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 18 59 27 -12
2011 1019 1015 1052 996 951
2001 996 997 993 969 963

Literacy

Total about 4.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 2.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guntur is 80%. 86% 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 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Guntur

Total Male Female
Change 5.3% 4.0% 6.8%
2011 80.4% 85.7% 75.2%
2001 75.1% 81.7% 68.4%

Workers profile

Guntur has 37% (about 2.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 18% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Guntur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.3% 34.3% 3.1% 62.7%
Male 56.8% 53.7% 3.1% 43.2%
Female 18.2% 15.2% 3% 81.8%