Nizamabad District, with population of about 25.5 lakh is Telangana's the least populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Nizamabad district is 7956 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 321 persons per km2. There are 36 sub districts in the district, among them Nizamabad is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.1 lakh and Nagareddipet is the least populous sub district with population of about 35 thousand.

There are 5 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Nizamabad Municipal Corporation; Kamareddy, Bodhan and Armur Municipalities and Armur Municipality and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 25.5 lakh people, among them about 12.5 lakh (49%) are male and about 13 lakh (51%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nizamabad district is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 5.9 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 77% (about 19.6 lakh) live in Nizamabad District rural part and 23% (about 5.9 lakh) population live in the Nizamabad District urban part. Rural population density of Nizamabad district is 251 and urban population density is 4492 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nizamabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,551,335 1,987,320 371,074 192,941 282,417
Male 1,250,641 976,164 178,798 95,679 144,977
Female 1,300,694 1,011,156 192,276 97,262 137,440

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Nizamabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Nizamabad 412500 Balkonda 15644 Nizamabad 311152
Bodhan 143749 Bheemgal 15446 Kamareddy 80315
Kamareddy 126445 Domakonda 13648 Bodhan 77573
Armur 121987 Yedpalle 13469 Armur 64023
Balkonda 81003 Bichkunda 13213 Armur 43903
Dichpalle 76896 Varni 12281 Banswada 28384
Varni 72230 Pitlam 11789 Yellareddy 14923
Nandipet 70598 Bhiknoor 11787 Soanpet 6820
Banswada 68732 Nandipet 11525 Ghanpur 5182
Bichkunda 64044 Dharpalle 11132

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% 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 1048 in Muslims are 997 and in Christians are 1072.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nizamabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,551,335 2,123,426 391,596 19,653 2,357 1,847 542 146 11,768
Male 1,250,641 1,036,875 196,117 9,483 1,198 962 268 69 5,669
Female 1,300,694 1,086,551 195,479 10,170 1,159 885 274 77 6,099

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 8.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 10% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 7.5%. General caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16.4% and child population has decreased by -16.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nizamabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.8% 8.5% 6.6% 16.4% -16.3%
Male 7.5% 7.3% 5.1% 15.1% -15.8%
Female 10% 9.6% 8% 17.8% -16.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1040 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1036, in schedule caste is 1075 and in schedule tribe is 1017. There are 948 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nizamabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 22 29 23 -11
2011 1040 1036 1075 1017 948
2001 1017 1014 1046 994 959

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Nizamabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nandipet 1092 Salampur 1389 Soanpet 1232
Dharpalle 1091 Venkayalapalle 1348 Banswada 1065
Makloor 1088 Tadwai 1329 Ghanpur 1047
Balkonda 1088 Govindpalle 1327 Armur 1027
Nagareddipet 1084 Chinnapur 1312 Kamareddy 1025
Tadwai 1077 Komatpalle 1277 Armur 1017
Banswada 1073 Vengalampalle 1263 Nizamabad 1008
Sirkonda 1070 Borlam 1258 Bodhan 1007
Mortad 1066 Gouraram 1256 Yellareddy 992
Jakranpalle 1065 Bardipur 1252

Literacy

Total about 13.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7.9 lakh are male and about 6 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nizamabad is 61%. 71% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 9%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nizamabad

Total Male Female
Change 9.3% 6.6% 12.0%
2011 61.3% 71.5% 51.5%
2001 52% 64.9% 39.5%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Nizamabad

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nizamabad 74 Mirzapur 87 Kamareddy 79
Kamareddy 73 Pangra 86 Nizamabad 79
Armur 68 Mubaraknagar 77 Yellareddy 75
Bodhan 67 Lakhmapur 75 Soanpet 74
Balkonda 62 Babapur 75 Bodhan 74
Banswada 61 Kesaram 74 Armur 74
Bheemgal 61 Bhairapur 74 Armur 74
Velpur 61 Achampalle (R) 74 Banswada 74
Yedpalle 61 Kharag 72 Ghanpur 74
Jakranpalle 60 Borgaon (P) 72

Workers profile

Nizamabad has 49% (about 12.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 44% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nizamabad

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.4% 41.4% 8% 50.6%
Male 54.7% 47.2% 7.5% 45.3%
Female 44.3% 35.8% 8.5% 55.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nizamabad

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Manal 53.7 Armur 32.8
Bodhan (R) 45.7 Armur 32.8
Thatpalle 43 Nizamabad 30.5
Gandhari 42.3 Bodhan 21.4
Dharpalle 39.7 Kamareddy 14.1
Lingampalle (Khurd) 35.2 Yellareddy 10.7
Pulkal 33.8 Banswada 9
Indalwai 31.6 Soanpet 8.1
Sirnapalle 30.8 Ghanpur 4.5
Maddikunta 30.1