Mahbubnagar District Urban Part, with population of about 4.3 lakh is Telangana's the 7th most 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 1549 persons per km2. There are 7 sub districts in the district, among them Mahbubnagar Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 2.1 lakh and Chinnachintakunta Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of 5637.

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 4.3 lakh people, among them about 2.2 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.1 lakh (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 2% 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 88 thousand households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Mahbubnagar district urban part is 1549 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 427,574 380,967 36,572 10,035 50,567
Male 215,794 192,464 18,020 5,310 26,139
Female 211,780 188,503 18,552 4,725 24,428

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 71% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 27% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 986 in Muslims are 965 and in Christians are 1028.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 427,574 302,540 115,155 6,778 249 39 70 17 2,726
Male 215,794 152,330 58,608 3,342 136 19 29 9 1,321
Female 211,780 150,210 56,547 3,436 113 20 41 8 1,405

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 16.8% which is 3.2% higher than male population growth rate of 13.6%. General caste population has increased by 13.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 95.1% and child population has increased by 2.2% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 13.1% 24.3% 95.1% 2.2%
Male 13.6% 11.8% 20.7% 85.3% 3.2%
Female 16.8% 14.5% 28.1% 107.4% 1.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 862. There are 933 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 18 55 67 -20
2011 976 974 1025 862 933
2001 954 956 970 795 953

Literacy

Total about 3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahbubnagar is 79%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 2.0% 5.6%
2011 78.6% 85.8% 71.2%
2001 74.9% 83.8% 65.6%

Workers profile

Mahbubnagar has 37% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% 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 18% of total female population are main and 4% 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 37.1% 32.9% 4.2% 62.9%
Male 51.5% 47.3% 4.3% 48.5%
Female 22.5% 18.3% 4.2% 77.5%