Dhone Nagar Panchayat, with population of about 59 thousand is Dhone sub district's only nagar panchayat located in Dhone sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dhone nagar panchayat is 5 km2. Population density of the city is 11854 persons per km2. There are 26 wards in the city, among them Dhone Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 9554 and Dhone Ward No 19 is the least populous ward with population of 281.

Nearest railway station is Dhone which is within the city. Dhone is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kurnool which is 55 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 265 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 547.8 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 24°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 59 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (50%) are male and about 30 thousand (50%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhone nagar panchayat is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhone

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 59,272 51,139 6,372 1,761 7,118
Male 29,470 25,436 3,159 875 3,643
Female 29,802 25,703 3,213 886 3,475

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1006 in Muslims are 1031.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dhone

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 59,272 47,984 10,403 709 14 2 8 2 150
Male 29,470 23,920 5,121 340 7 2 2 1 77
Female 29,802 24,064 5,282 369 7 0 6 1 73

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1011 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1010, in schedule caste is 1017 and in schedule tribe is 1013. There are 954 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 38 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhone is 72%. 82% of male and 63% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Dhone has 38% (about 22 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 21% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhone

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.6% 34.5% 3% 62.4%
Male 54.4% 51.4% 3.1% 45.6%
Female 20.8% 17.9% 3% 79.2%