Banumukkala Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Banaganapalle sub district's the least populous census town located in Banaganapalle sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Banumukkala census town is 14 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 1023 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Banumukkala Ward No 01 and the population of Banumukkala Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Bethamcherla which is 31 km far from here. Banaganapalle is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 8 km. District head quarter of the census town is Kurnool which is 83 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 293 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 25°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 7332 (51%) are male and 6975 (49%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Banumukkala census town is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3286 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Banumukkala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,307 12,206 1,285 816 1,733
Male 7,332 6,208 687 437 912
Female 6,975 5,998 598 379 821

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 38% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 940 in Muslims are 969.

Religion wise population 2011 - Banumukkala

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,307 8,812 5,445 44 1 0 0 0 5
Male 7,332 4,542 2,765 21 1 0 0 0 3
Female 6,975 4,270 2,680 23 0 0 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 23.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 12 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 24.8% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22.1%. General caste population has increased by 21.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 33.6% and child population has decreased by -2.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Banumukkala

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.4% 21.7% 33.7% 33.6% -2.7%
Male 22.1% 20.4% 29.1% 37.9% -3.3%
Female 24.8% 23.2% 39.4% 28.9% -2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 951 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 966, in schedule caste is 870 and in schedule tribe is 867. There are 900 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 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Banumukkala

Total General SC ST Child
Change 20 22 64 -60 10
2011 951 966 870 867 900
2001 931 944 806 927 890

Literacy

Total 8255 people in the census town are literate, among them 4909 are male and 3346 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Banumukkala is 66%. 76% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Banumukkala

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 4.4% 7.6%
2011 65.7% 76.5% 54.4%
2001 59.9% 72.1% 46.8%

Workers profile

Banumukkala has 38% (5489) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 24% female population are working population. 42% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 10% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Banumukkala

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.4% 28.1% 10.3% 61.6%
Male 51.8% 42% 9.8% 48.2%
Female 24.3% 13.4% 10.8% 75.7%