Rayadurg Municipality, with population of about 62 thousand is Rayadurg sub district's only municipality located in Rayadurg sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Rayadurg municipality is 50 km2. Population density of the city is 1242 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Rayadurg Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 8157 and Rayadurg Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 800.

Nearest railway station is Rayadurg which is within the city. Rayadurg is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Anantapur which is 100 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 453 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 658.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 16°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 62 thousand people, among them about 31 thousand (50%) are male and about 31 thousand (50%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rayadurg municipality is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rayadurg

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 61,749 56,403 4,127 1,219 7,462
Male 30,911 28,282 2,017 612 3,815
Female 30,838 28,121 2,110 607 3,647

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1004 in Muslims are 964.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rayadurg

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 61,749 48,650 12,286 166 35 5 26 10 571
Male 30,911 24,280 6,257 73 17 3 14 2 265
Female 30,838 24,370 6,029 93 18 2 12 8 306

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 14.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 54 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 15.4% which is 2.6% higher than male population growth rate of 12.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 65.9% and child population has decreased by -0.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rayadurg

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14.1% 13.3% 14.8% 65.9% -0.5%
Male 12.8% 12% 13.1% 60.2% 0.3%
Female 15.4% 14.5% 16.4% 72% -1.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 994, in schedule caste is 1046 and in schedule tribe is 992. There are 956 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 16 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rayadurg

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 21 29 68 -16
2011 998 994 1046 992 956
2001 975 973 1017 924 972

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 Rayadurg is 70%. 77% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rayadurg

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 3.4% 9.6%
2011 69.6% 76.7% 62.5%
2001 63.2% 73.3% 52.9%

Workers profile

Rayadurg has 41% (about 26 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 25% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rayadurg

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 41.4% 37.1% 4.3% 58.6%
Male 57.4% 53.2% 4.2% 42.6%
Female 25.4% 21% 4.4% 74.6%