Hindupur Municipality, with population of about 1.5 lakh is Hindupur sub district's only municipality located in Hindupur sub district of Anantapur district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Hindupur municipality is 38 km2. Population density of the city is 3975 persons per km2. There are 30 wards in the city, among them Hindupur Ward No 26 is the most populous ward with population of about 26 thousand and Hindupur Ward No 23 is the least populous ward with population of 578.

Nearest railway station is Hindupur which is within the city. Hindupur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Anantapur which is 110 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 464 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 550.6 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 1.5 lakh people, among them about 76 thousand (50%) are male and about 75 thousand (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hindupur municipality is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 35 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hindupur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 151,677 135,457 14,202 2,018 17,185
Male 76,370 68,377 7,021 972 8,678
Female 75,307 67,080 7,181 1,046 8,507

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 64% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 35% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 984 in Muslims are 989.

Religion wise population 2011 - Hindupur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 151,677 97,500 52,514 1,191 42 9 155 11 255
Male 76,370 49,135 26,398 585 28 4 82 7 131
Female 75,307 48,365 26,116 606 14 5 73 4 124

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 21.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 23.6% which is 4.5% higher than male population growth rate of 19.1%. General caste population has increased by 20.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 19.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 85.3% and child population has increased by 2.2% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hindupur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21.3% 20.9% 19.1% 85.3% 2.2%
Male 19.1% 18.8% 16.9% 76.1% 0.7%
Female 23.6% 23.1% 21.4% 94.8% 3.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 986 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 981, in schedule caste is 1023 and in schedule tribe is 1076. There are 980 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hindupur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 35 38 103 28
2011 986 981 1023 1076 980
2001 950 946 985 973 952

Literacy

Total about 1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 55 thousand are male and about 46 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hindupur is 75%. 81% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city 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 - Hindupur

Total Male Female
Change 5.2% 3.3% 7.5%
2011 75.2% 80.8% 69.6%
2001 70% 77.5% 62.1%

Workers profile

Hindupur has 38% (about 57 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 17% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hindupur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.8% 33% 4.8% 62.2%
Male 58.1% 52.5% 5.6% 41.9%
Female 17.2% 13.3% 3.9% 82.8%