Kurnool Municipal Corporation And Out Growth (Kurnool Part), with population of about 3.1 lakh is a part of the main city Kurnool city, located in Kurnool sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. There are 73 wards in the city, among them Kurnool Ward No 46 is the most populous ward with population of about 25 thousand and Kurnool Ward No 60 is the least populous ward with population of 47.

Nearest railway station is Kurnool which is within the city.

Demographics

The city is home to about 3.1 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (50%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurnool municipal corporation and out growth (Kurnool part) is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 68 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 312,835 256,666 53,320 2,849 34,818
Male 155,606 128,561 25,674 1,371 18,018
Female 157,229 128,105 27,646 1,478 16,800

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 34% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1017 in Muslims are 980 and in Christians are 1108

Religion wise population 2011 - Kurnool

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 312,835 194,399 107,584 7,135 175 34 1,046 94 2,368
Male 155,606 96,371 54,326 3,385 88 23 560 46 807
Female 157,229 98,028 53,258 3,750 87 11 486 48 1,561

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 323.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 74 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 333.4% which is 19.2% higher than male population growth rate of 314.2%. General caste population has increased by 313.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 394.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 195.8% and child population has increased by 266.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 323.6% 313.2% 394.7% 195.8% 266.9%
Male 314.2% 305% 378.1% 200.7% 270.7%
Female 333.4% 321.9% 411.2% 191.5% 262.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1010 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1077 and in schedule tribe is 1078. There are 932 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 39 70 -34 -20
2011 1010 996 1077 1078 932
2001 966 957 1007 1112 952

Literacy

Total about 2.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurnool is 77%. 82% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% -0.3% 6.5%
2011 76.9% 82.4% 71.5%
2001 74% 82.7% 65%

Workers profile

Kurnool has 37% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 21% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurnool

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.7% 32.3% 4.3% 63.3%
Male 52.6% 48.2% 4.4% 47.4%
Female 20.9% 16.6% 4.3% 79.1%