Mahbubnagar District, with population of about 40.5 lakh is Telangana's the 2nd most populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Mahbubnagar district is about 18 thousand km2 and it is the biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 220 persons per km2. There are 64 sub districts in the district, among them Mahbubnagar is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.5 lakh and Uppununthala is the least populous sub district with population of about 34 thousand.

There are 5 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Mahbubnagar and Gadwal Municipality and Out Growths Mahbubnagar, Wanaparthy and Gadwal Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 40.5 lakh people, among them about 20.5 lakh (51%) are male and about 20 lakh (49%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahbubnagar district is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 8.7 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 34.5 lakh) live in Mahbubnagar District rural part and 15% (about 6.1 lakh) population live in the Mahbubnagar District urban part. Rural population density of Mahbubnagar district is 190 and urban population density is 2202 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,053,028 2,979,805 708,954 364,269 527,230
Male 2,050,386 1,507,252 356,099 187,035 273,914
Female 2,002,642 1,472,553 352,855 177,234 253,316

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Mahbubnagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Mahbubnagar 249091 Ieej 27921 Mahbubnagar 190400
Gadwal 114390 Amangal 23882 Mahbubnagar 157733
Farooqnagar 112633 Kosgi 21215 Gadwal 63177
Wanaparthy 108521 Makthal 19438 Wanaparthy 60949
Jadcherla 102766 Nandigam 14996 Gadwal 57569
Narayanpet 97838 Lingal 14497 Farooqnagar 45675
Ieej 85303 Kodangal 14294 Narayanpet 41752
Kothakota 79604 Wardyal 13897 Badepalle 32598
Nagarkurnool 74728 Amrabad 13753 Kalwakurthy 28060
Ghattu 72977 Alampur 12609 Nagarkurnool 26801

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 8% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976 in Muslims are 982.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,053,028 3,673,456 334,172 21,345 658 290 388 267 22,452
Male 2,050,386 1,859,243 168,594 10,494 350 143 176 121 11,265
Female 2,002,642 1,814,213 165,578 10,851 308 147 212 146 11,187

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 15.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 35.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 15.7% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of 15%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30.7% and child population has decreased by -3.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.3% 13.1% 18% 30.7% -3.7%
Male 15% 12.9% 16.9% 30.7% -2.4%
Female 15.7% 13.3% 19.1% 30.7% -5.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 977, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 948. There are 925 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 5 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 3 18 1 -27
2011 977 977 991 948 925
2001 972 974 973 947 952

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chinnachintakunta 1028 Chintaboinpalle 4281 Chinnachintakunta 1087
Kodangal 1022 Maddimadugu 1668 Tangapur 1022
Dhanwada 1018 Ekrajguda 1600 Narayanpet 1017
Amrabad 1016 Nagavaram 1368 Vatwarlapalle 1010
Narva 1015 Suryaraoguda 1364 Boyapalle 1005
Kosgi 1012 Chukkammet 1344 Badepalle 996
Maganoor 1011 Mannanur 1254 Nagarkurnool 995
Utkoor 1008 Chedughattu 1236 Mahbubnagar 992
Bomraspet 1008 Ghattu 1185 Yenugonda 990
Maddur 1007 Thalankeri 1183 Atmakur 985

Literacy

Total about 19.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 11.6 lakh are male and about 7.8 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahbubnagar is 55%. 65% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Male Female
Change 10.6% 8.6% 12.8%
2011 55% 65.2% 44.7%
2001 44.4% 56.6% 31.9%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mahbubnagar 78 Chintaboinpalle 86 Mahbubnagar 84
Wanaparthy 68 Ekrajguda 82 Mahbubnagar 83
Farooqnagar 67 Bairampalle 76 Farooqnagar 81
Jadcherla 66 Thimmapur 75 Yenugonda 81
Kalwakurthy 63 Shankarayapalle 75 Achampet 81
Kothur 62 Adivikhanapur 74 Badepalle 80
Alampur 61 Wardyal 72 Nagarkurnool 80
Gadwal 60 Allisabguda 71 Wanaparthy 78
Nagarkurnool 60 Alampur 70 Kothur 77
Achampet 60 Chattanpalle 70 Kalwakurthy 76

Workers profile

Mahbubnagar has 51% (about 20.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 47% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 39% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahbubnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.4% 44.8% 6.6% 48.6%
Male 55.6% 50.3% 5.3% 44.4%
Female 47.1% 39.2% 7.9% 52.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mahbubnagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Amrabad 356.8 Mahbubnagar 51.4
Maredugu 254.4 Mahbubnagar 51.4
Maddimadugu 195 Kalwakurthy 36.8
Malachintapalle 169.8 Wanaparthy 27.4
Siddapur 72.1 Jadcherla 15.8
Gangupenta 68.5 Atmakur 15.5
Lingal 65.9 Yenugonda 15.2
Amangal 64.8 Achampet 13.7
Vankeshwaram 62.7 Farooqnagar 13.6
Pudur 57 Boyapalle 13.5