Mahbubnagar District Rural Part, with population of about 34.5 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 190 persons per km2. There are 64 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 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 34.5 lakh people, among them about 17.4 lakh (51%) are male and about 17 lakh (49%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 10% 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 7.4 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Mahbubnagar district rural part is 190 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,445,336 2,448,704 651,273 345,359 456,796
Male 1,742,438 1,238,309 327,589 176,540 237,506
Female 1,702,898 1,210,395 323,684 168,819 219,290

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976 in Muslims are 992.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,445,336 3,226,897 186,554 12,454 381 226 307 227 18,290
Male 1,742,438 1,632,874 93,664 6,135 200 112 142 102 9,209
Female 1,702,898 1,594,023 92,890 6,319 181 114 165 125 9,081

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 9.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 31.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 9.8% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of 9.4%. General caste population has increased by 6.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 14%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.2% and child population has decreased by -8.3% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.6% 6.6% 14% 26.2% -8.3%
Male 9.4% 6.5% 13.1% 25.9% -6.9%
Female 9.8% 6.6% 14.9% 26.6% -9.7%

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 988 and in schedule tribe is 956. There are 923 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 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 3 0 15 5 -28
2011 977 977 988 956 923
2001 974 977 973 951 951

Literacy

Total about 15.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 9.3 lakh are male and about 6 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 10.2% 8.2% 12.3%
2011 50.9% 61.5% 40.1%
2001 40.7% 53.3% 27.8%

Workers profile

Mahbubnagar has 54% (about 18.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 51% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 43% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahbubnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 53.9% 46.9% 7% 46.1%
Male 56.4% 50.9% 5.6% 43.6%
Female 51.2% 42.7% 8.5% 48.8%