Nizamabad District, with population of about 16.3 lakh is Telangana's the 7th most 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 205 persons per km2. There are 20 sub districts in the district, among them Nizamabad is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.1 lakh and Ranjal is the least populous sub district with population of about 39 thousand.

There are 4 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Nizamabad Municipal Corporation; Bodhan and Armur Municipalities and Armur Municipality and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 16.3 lakh people, among them about 8 lakh (49%) are male and about 8.3 lakh (51%) are female. 79% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 7% 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 3.8 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 71% (about 11.6 lakh) live in Nizamabad District rural part and 29% (about 4.6 lakh) population live in the Nizamabad District urban part. Rural population density of Nizamabad district is 149 and urban population density is 3548 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nizamabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,627,499 1,284,959 224,464 118,076 176,400
Male 795,999 629,922 107,857 58,220 90,358
Female 831,500 655,037 116,607 59,856 86,042

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 Bodhan 77573
Armur 121987 Yedpalle 13469 Armur 64023
Balkonda 81003 Varni 12281 Armur 43903
Dichpalle 76896 Nandipet 11525 Soanpet 6820
Varni 72230 Dharpalle 11132 Ghanpur 5182
Nandipet 70598 Mortad 11123
Bheemgal 62666 Kotgiri 10745
Makloor 58588 Rudrur 10164
Kotgiri 56917 Jankampet 10086

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 80% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 18% 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 1056 in Muslims are 994 and in Christians are 1073.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nizamabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,627,499 1,302,438 297,494 15,605 1,495 1,342 206 122 8,797
Male 795,999 633,448 149,161 7,527 753 701 99 53 4,257
Female 831,500 668,990 148,333 8,078 742 641 107 69 4,540

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -30.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 23.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -29.7% which is 1.9% higher than male population growth rate of -31.6%. General caste population has decreased by -29.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -35.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -28.8% and child population has decreased by -47.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nizamabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -30.6% -29.9% -35.5% -28.8% -47.7%
Male -31.6% -30.7% -36.6% -30% -47.6%
Female -29.7% -29% -34.5% -27.5% -47.9%

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 Govindpalle 1327 Ghanpur 1047
Balkonda 1088 Chinnapur 1312 Armur 1027
Makloor 1088 Komatpalle 1277 Armur 1017
Sirkonda 1070 Gouraram 1256 Nizamabad 1008
Mortad 1066 Bardipur 1252 Bodhan 1007
Jakranpalle 1065 Joorpur 1250
Velpur 1061 Chinnapur 1237
Dichpalle 1059 Manchippa 1233
Kammarpalle 1057 Komanpalle 1232

Literacy

Total about 9.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.2 lakh are male and about 4.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nizamabad is 64%. 74% of male and 54% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nizamabad

Total Male Female
Change 11.8% 8.8% 15.0%
2011 63.8% 73.7% 54.5%
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 Nizamabad 79
Armur 68 Pangra 86 Soanpet 74
Bodhan 67 Mubaraknagar 77 Bodhan 74
Balkonda 62 Lakhmapur 75 Armur 74
Bheemgal 61 Babapur 75 Armur 74
Velpur 61 Kesaram 74 Ghanpur 74
Yedpalle 61 Bhairapur 74
Jakranpalle 60 Achampalle (R) 74
Dichpalle 60 Borgaon (P) 72
Ranjal 60 Kisannagar 71

Workers profile

Nizamabad has 49% (about 7.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 43% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 36% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nizamabad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.6% 41.6% 7% 51.4%
Male 54.6% 47.8% 6.8% 45.4%
Female 43% 35.7% 7.3% 57%

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
Dharpalle 39.7 Bodhan 21.4
Indalwai 31.6 Soanpet 8.1
Sirnapalle 30.8 Ghanpur 4.5
Lolam 29.7
Kotalapalle 28.7
Konapur 27.5
Saloora 27.3