Anantapur Census Town, with population of about 15 thousand is Anantapur sub district's the 3rd least populous census town located in Anantapur sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Anantapur census town is 21 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 716 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Anantapur Ward No 01 and the population of Anantapur Ward No 01 is about 15 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Anantapur which is 3 km far from here. Anantapur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Anantapur which is 3 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 357 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 579.08 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20.15°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7737 (51%) are male and 7510 (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Anantapur census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 3168 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Anantapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15,247 12,146 2,310 791 1,625
Male 7,737 6,193 1,139 405 855
Female 7,510 5,953 1,171 386 770

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 82% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 16% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 959 in Muslims are 1028 and in Christians are 1090.

Religion wise population 2011 - Anantapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 15,247 12,569 2,486 163 2 2 3 0 22
Male 7,737 6,415 1,226 78 0 0 1 0 17
Female 7,510 6,154 1,260 85 2 2 2 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -93% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the census town is -93% which is 0% lower than male population growth rate of -93%. General caste population has decreased by -94%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -80.8%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -83.8% and child population has decreased by -93.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Anantapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -93% -94% -80.8% -83.8% -93.2%
Male -93% -94% -81.2% -84% -92.9%
Female -93% -94% -80.4% -83.7% -93.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 1028 and in schedule tribe is 953. There are 901 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 decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 82 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Anantapur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 -10 39 14 -82
2011 971 961 1028 953 901
2001 972 971 989 939 983

Literacy

Total 9882 people in the census town are literate, among them 5508 are male and 4374 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Anantapur is 73%. 80% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by -4%. Male literacy has gone down by -5% and female literacy rate has gone down by -3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Anantapur

Total Male Female
Change -4.1% -4.9% -3.2%
2011 72.5% 80% 64.9%
2001 76.6% 84.9% 68.1%

Workers profile

Anantapur has 38% (5850) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 28% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Anantapur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.4% 34.3% 4.1% 61.6%
Male 48.3% 45.2% 3.2% 51.7%
Female 28.1% 23.1% 5% 71.9%