Mahbubnagar District Rural Part, with population of about 22.4 lakh is Telangana's the most rural populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Mahbubnagar district rural part is about 18 thousand km2 and it is the biggest rural district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 123 persons per km2. There are 41 sub districts in the district, among them Ieej Rural is the most populous sub district with rural population of about 85 thousand and Uppununthala Rural is the least populous sub district with rural population of about 34 thousand.

There are 4 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Mahbubnagar and Gadwal Municipality and Out Growths Mahbubnagar and Gadwal Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 22.4 lakh people, among them about 11.3 lakh (50%) are male and about 11.1 lakh (50%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 11% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahbubnagar district rural part is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 4.7 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Mahbubnagar district rural part is 123 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,236,335 1,592,858 408,658 234,819 299,795
Male 1,127,889 802,998 204,803 120,088 155,364
Female 1,108,446 789,860 203,855 114,731 144,431

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 93% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 982 in Muslims are 990.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,236,335 2,085,420 129,904 9,275 280 137 193 134 10,992
Male 1,127,889 1,052,235 65,271 4,557 144 71 90 59 5,462
Female 1,108,446 1,033,185 64,633 4,718 136 66 103 75 5,530

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -28.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -28.5% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of -29.2%. General caste population has decreased by -30.7%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -28.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -14.2% and child population has decreased by -39.8% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -28.8% -30.7% -28.5% -14.2% -39.8%
Male -29.2% -30.9% -29.3% -14.4% -39.1%
Female -28.5% -30.4% -27.7% -13.9% -40.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 979 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 979, in schedule caste is 991 and in schedule tribe is 958. 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 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 5 2 18 7 -26
2011 979 979 991 958 925
2001 974 977 973 951 951

Literacy

Total about 9.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 6 lakh are male and about 3.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahbubnagar is 51%. 62% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Male Female
Change 10.3% 8.3% 12.5%
2011 51% 61.6% 40.3%
2001 40.7% 53.3% 27.8%

Workers profile

Mahbubnagar has 53% (about 12 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 51% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 41% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahbubnagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 53.5% 45.7% 7.8% 46.5%
Male 56.4% 50.2% 6.1% 43.6%
Female 50.5% 41.1% 9.4% 49.5%