Nandyal Municipality, with population of about 2 lakh is Nandyal sub district's only municipality located in Nandyal sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Nandyal municipality is 29 km2. Population density of the city is 6943 persons per km2. There are 34 wards in the city, among them Nandyal Ward No 28 is the most populous ward with population of about 44 thousand and Moolasagaram (r) (og) Ward No 31 (rural Mdds Code:594318) is the least populous ward with population of 587.

Nearest railway station is Nandyal which is within the city. Nandyal is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kurnool which is 79 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 289 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 600 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 25°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2 lakh people, among them about 1 lakh (50%) are male and about 100 thousand (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nandyal municipality is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 45 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nandyal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 200,516 173,654 23,589 3,273 22,132
Male 100,528 87,442 11,443 1,643 11,533
Female 99,988 86,212 12,146 1,630 10,599

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 31.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 32.6% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 30.1%. General caste population has increased by 29.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 38.9% and child population has increased by 7.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nandyal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 31.3% 29.6% 44.4% 38.9% 7.1%
Male 30.1% 29% 39.1% 32% 10%
Female 32.6% 30.3% 49.7% 46.7% 4.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 995 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 986, in schedule caste is 1061 and in schedule tribe is 992. There are 919 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nandyal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 10 75 100 -51
2011 995 986 1061 992 919
2001 976 976 986 892 970

Literacy

Total about 1.4 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 74 thousand are male and about 62 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nandyal is 76%. 84% of male and 69% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nandyal

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 2.5% 7.1%
2011 76.2% 83.5% 69%
2001 71.6% 81% 61.9%

Workers profile

Nandyal has 38% (about 76 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 21% female population are working population. 50% 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 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nandyal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.9% 33.4% 4.4% 62.1%
Male 54.3% 50.3% 4.1% 45.7%
Female 21.3% 16.5% 4.8% 78.7%