Mahbubnagar District Urban Part, with population of about 6.1 lakh is Telangana's the 2nd least urban populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Mahbubnagar district urban part is 276 km2 and it is the 4th smallest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 2202 persons per km2. There are 14 sub districts in the district, among them Mahbubnagar Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 2.1 lakh and Amrabad Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of 4544.

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 6.1 lakh people, among them about 3.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 3 lakh (49%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahbubnagar district urban part is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Mahbubnagar district urban part is 2202 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 607,692 531,101 57,681 18,910 70,434
Male 307,948 268,943 28,510 10,495 36,408
Female 299,744 262,158 29,171 8,415 34,026

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 24% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 973 in Muslims are 970 and in Christians are 1040

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 607,692 446,559 147,618 8,891 277 64 81 40 4,162
Male 307,948 226,369 74,930 4,359 150 31 34 19 2,056
Female 299,744 220,190 72,688 4,532 127 33 47 21 2,106

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 63.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 65.3% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 62.1%. General caste population has increased by 57.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 96.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 267.6% and child population has increased by 42.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 63.6% 57.7% 96.1% 267.6% 42.4%
Male 62.1% 56.2% 90.9% 266.2% 43.8%
Female 65.3% 59.3% 101.5% 269.4% 40.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 1023 and in schedule tribe is 802. There are 935 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 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 18 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 19 53 7 -18
2011 973 975 1023 802 935
2001 954 956 970 795 953

Literacy

Total about 4.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 2.3 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahbubnagar is 78%. 86% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.1% 1.7% 4.6%
2011 78% 85.5% 70.2%
2001 74.9% 83.8% 65.6%

Workers profile

Mahbubnagar has 37% (about 2.3 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 23% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahbubnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.3% 33.1% 4.2% 62.7%
Male 50.9% 46.9% 4.1% 49.1%
Female 23.3% 19.1% 4.3% 76.7%