Tirupati Municipal Corporation, with population of about 2.9 lakh is Tirupati (Urban) sub district's only municipal corporation located in Tirupati (Urban) sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Tirupati municipal corporation is 29 km2. Population density of the city is 9961 persons per km2. There are 22 wards in the city, among them Tirupati Ward No 19 is the most populous ward with population of about 55 thousand and Tirupati Ward No 15 is the least populous ward with population of 753.

Nearest railway station is Tirupati which is within the city. Tirupati is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Chittoor which is 72 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 750 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 800 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 24°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 2.9 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (51%) are male and about 1.4 lakh (49%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Tirupati municipal corporation is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 71 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Tirupati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 287,482 253,683 28,002 5,797 26,310
Male 146,225 128,913 14,205 3,107 13,742
Female 141,257 124,770 13,797 2,690 12,568

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 26% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 28.4% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 23.7%. General caste population has increased by 23.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 47.5% and child population has increased by 3.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Tirupati

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26% 23.9% 43.7% 47.5% 3.5%
Male 23.7% 21.8% 38.1% 53.6% 4.4%
Female 28.4% 26.2% 49.9% 41.1% 2.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 968, in schedule caste is 971 and in schedule tribe is 866. There are 915 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Tirupati

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 34 76 -77 -17
2011 966 968 971 866 915
2001 931 934 895 943 932

Literacy

Total about 2.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Tirupati is 87%. 92% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Tirupati

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 1.1% 6.2%
2011 87% 91.8% 82%
2001 83.5% 90.7% 75.8%

Workers profile

Tirupati has 33% (about 96 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 15% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Tirupati

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.3% 31.2% 2% 66.7%
Male 51.1% 48.8% 2.3% 48.9%
Female 14.8% 13.1% 1.8% 85.2%