Hyderabad District, with population of about 39.4 lakh is Telangana's the most populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Hyderabad district is 217 km2 and it is the smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 18172 persons per km2. There are 16 sub districts in the district, among them Bahadurpura is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.7 lakh and Ameerpet is the least populous sub district with population of about 59 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 39.4 lakh people, among them about 20.2 lakh (51%) are male and about 19.2 lakh (49%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Hyderabad district is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 8.5 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Hyderabad district live in the Hyderabad District urban part. Urban population density is 18172 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Hyderabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,943,323 3,646,459 247,927 48,937 469,126
Male 2,018,575 1,868,706 124,313 25,556 245,127
Female 1,924,748 1,777,753 123,614 23,381 223,999

Most populated Sub Districts and Cities in Hyderabad

Sub Districts Cities
Name Population Name Population
Bahadurpura 468158 Secunderabad 217910
Asifnagar 442229 Osmania University 6762
Musheerabad 347861
Saidabad 345722
Bandlaguda 330193
Khairatabad 271385
Shaikpet 250932
Charminar 237594
Tirumalagiri 217910
Golconda 213359

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 52% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 43% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 955 in Muslims are 947 and in Christians are 1022

Religion wise population 2011 - Hyderabad

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,943,323 2,046,051 1,713,405 87,522 11,446 1,268 19,560 1,929 62,142
Male 2,018,575 1,046,624 880,127 43,291 6,005 695 9,922 976 30,935
Female 1,924,748 999,427 833,278 44,231 5,441 573 9,638 953 31,207

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 38.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 4.1% which is 2.2% higher than male population growth rate of 1.9%. General caste population has increased by 4.5%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -19.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 41.6% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Hyderabad

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3% 4.5% -19.3% 41.6% -3.5%
Male 1.9% 3.3% -19.7% 43.1% -2%
Female 4.1% 5.9% -18.9% 40% -5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 954 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 951, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 915. There are 914 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Hyderabad

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 22 9 -20 -29
2011 954 951 994 915 914
2001 933 929 985 935 943

Sub Districts and Cities with highest sex ratio in Hyderabad

Sub Districts Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Maredpalle 1003 Secunderabad 919
Secunderabad 994 Osmania University 814
Ameerpet 984
Himayathnagar 977
Amberpet 975
Musheerabad 971
Asifnagar 957
Shaikpet 956
Nampally 954
Saidabad 951

Literacy

Total about 28.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 15.4 lakh are male and about 13.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Hyderabad is 83%. 87% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Hyderabad

Total Male Female
Change 4.4% 3.3% 5.8%
2011 83.2% 87% 79.3%
2001 78.8% 83.7% 73.5%

Sub Districts and Cities with highest literacy rate in Hyderabad

Workers profile

Hyderabad has 36% (about 14.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 19% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Hyderabad

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.8% 27.8% 8% 64.2%
Male 51.8% 42.7% 9.1% 48.2%
Female 19.1% 12.2% 6.9% 80.9%

Biggest Cities in Hyderabad

Cities
Name Area (Km2)
Secunderabad 22.8
Osmania University 3.9