Banaganapalle Census Town, with population of about 21 thousand is Banaganapalle sub district's the most populous census town located in Banaganapalle sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Banaganapalle census town is 8 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2461 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Banaganapalle Ward No 01 and the population of Banaganapalle Ward No 01 is about 21 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bethamcherla which is 23 km far from here. Banaganapalle is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Kurnool which is 75 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 285 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 566.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 10 thousand (50%) are male and about 10 thousand (50%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banaganapalle census town is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 4686 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20,749 18,233 2,130 386 2,315
Male 10,294 9,119 1,004 171 1,201
Female 10,455 9,114 1,126 215 1,114

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 52% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 47% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1029 in Muslims are 1004.

Religion wise population 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 20,749 10,713 9,775 202 8 0 1 0 50
Male 10,294 5,280 4,877 103 7 0 1 0 26
Female 10,455 5,433 4,898 99 1 0 0 0 24

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 26% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 16 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 29.7% which is 7.2% higher than male population growth rate of 22.5%. General caste population has increased by 23.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 38%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 166.2% and child population has decreased by -4.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26% 23.4% 38% 166.2% -4.4%
Male 22.5% 19.6% 42% 151.5% -3.2%
Female 29.7% 27.5% 34.7% 179.2% -5.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1016 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 999, in schedule caste is 1122 and in schedule tribe is 1257. There are 928 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 56 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total General SC ST Child
Change 56 61 -60 125 -23
2011 1016 999 1122 1257 928
2001 960 938 1182 1132 951

Literacy

Total about 14 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 7371 are male and 6188 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banaganapalle is 74%. 81% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banaganapalle

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 2.5% 9.9%
2011 73.6% 81.1% 66.2%
2001 67.7% 78.6% 56.3%

Workers profile

Banaganapalle has 35% (7243) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 15% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banaganapalle

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.9% 31.1% 3.8% 65.1%
Male 55.2% 51.6% 3.6% 44.8%
Female 14.9% 10.9% 4.1% 85.1%