Uravakonda Census Town, with population of about 36 thousand is Uravakonda sub district's only census town located in Uravakonda sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Uravakonda census town is 30 km2. Population density of the census town is 1175 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Uravakonda Ward No 01 and the population of Uravakonda Ward No 01 is about 36 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Guntakal which is 33 km far from here. Uravakonda is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Anantapur which is 52 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 370 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 518.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.2°C and minimum temperature goes down to 27.5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 36 thousand people, among them about 18 thousand (50%) are male and about 18 thousand (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Uravakonda census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 7950 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Uravakonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35,565 29,951 4,805 809 3,759
Male 17,788 15,074 2,249 465 1,993
Female 17,777 14,877 2,556 344 1,766

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 999 in Muslims are 1010.

Religion wise population 2011 - Uravakonda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 35,565 28,651 6,559 187 8 0 3 2 155
Male 17,788 14,336 3,263 98 8 0 2 0 81
Female 17,777 14,315 3,296 89 0 0 1 2 74

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 15% which is 6.5% higher than male population growth rate of 8.5%. General caste population has increased by 7.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.8% and child population has decreased by -2.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Uravakonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 7.3% 44.8% 28.8% -2.7%
Male 8.5% 5.7% 30% 14.8% -0.4%
Female 15% 9% 60.9% 54.3% -5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 987, in schedule caste is 1137 and in schedule tribe is 740. There are 886 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 57 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 45 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Uravakonda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 57 31 219 189 -45
2011 999 987 1137 740 886
2001 942 956 918 551 931

Literacy

Total about 23 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 13 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Uravakonda is 73%. 83% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Uravakonda

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 2.9% 8.2%
2011 73.1% 82.5% 63.8%
2001 67.9% 79.6% 55.6%

Workers profile

Uravakonda has 39% (about 14 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 25% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Uravakonda

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.1% 31.4% 7.7% 60.9%
Male 52.8% 44.7% 8.1% 47.2%
Female 25.4% 18% 7.4% 74.6%