Nalgonda District, with population of about 17.9 lakh is Telangana's the 5th most populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Nalgonda district is about 14 thousand km2 and it is the 4th biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 126 persons per km2. There are 29 sub districts in the district, among them Nalgonda is the most populous sub district with population of about 2 lakh and M.Turkapalle is the least populous sub district with population of about 34 thousand.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 17.9 lakh people, among them about 9.1 lakh (51%) are male and about 8.9 lakh (49%) are female. 70% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nalgonda district is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 4.4 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 78% (about 14 lakh) live in Nalgonda District rural part and 22% (about 4 lakh) population live in the Nalgonda District urban part. Rural population density of Nalgonda district is 101 and urban population density is 1045 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nalgonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,793,955 1,251,907 321,654 220,394 200,387
Male 907,195 631,850 160,389 114,956 104,517
Female 886,760 620,057 161,265 105,438 95,870

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Nalgonda

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Nalgonda 200067 Anumula 13994 Nalgonda 154326
Miryalaguda 175838 Dameracherla 12710 Nalgonda 135744
Devarakonda 99384 Pedda Adiserla Palle 11925 Miryalaguda 104918
Peddavoora 67959 Narketpalle 10394 Miryalaguda 103817
Dameracherla 66946 Tummadam 10248 Devarakonda 29731
Anumula 63740 Munugode 10141 Nakrekal 29126
Nakrekal 60758 Perur 8224 Vijayapuri North 15887
Chityala 55600 Kethepalle 8193 Yadagirigutta 15232
Yadagirigutta 54491 Vadapalle 8108 Chityala 13752
Nidamanur 53816 Venkatadri Palem 7940 Pochampalle 12972

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 5% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 976 in Muslims are 985 and in Christians are 1062.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nalgonda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,793,955 1,669,602 98,033 17,792 374 120 89 66 7,879
Male 907,195 845,004 49,379 8,628 197 65 43 31 3,848
Female 886,760 824,598 48,654 9,164 177 55 46 35 4,031

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -44.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -44.4% which is 0.7% higher than male population growth rate of -45.1%. General caste population has decreased by -46.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -44.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -35.7% and child population has decreased by -56.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nalgonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -44.8% -46.3% -44.1% -35.7% -56.1%
Male -45.1% -46.5% -45.1% -35.6% -55.3%
Female -44.4% -46% -43.2% -35.8% -56.9%

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 981, in schedule caste is 996 and in schedule tribe is 918. There are 919 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 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nalgonda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 11 10 24 -3 -33
2011 977 981 996 918 919
2001 966 971 972 921 952

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Nakrekal 1003 Chandampet 1555 Vijayapuri North 1049
Gundla Palle 1002 Gundla Palle 1273 Nakrekal 1030
Yadagirigutta 1000 Kosalamarri 1241 Chandur 1014
Nalgonda 996 Fakirpur 1157 Nalgonda 997
Vemulapalle 995 Nampalle 1143 Miryalaguda 996
Thripuraram 994 Ghatnemilipur 1131 Nalgonda 996
Kethe Palle 993 Mundlapahad 1111 Miryalaguda 996
Sali Gouraram 993 Narlakantiguda 1105 Yadagirigutta 983
Miryalaguda 988 Kummarikunta Kalva 1104 Pochampalle 973
Anumula 987 Upparapalle 1103 Chityala 950

Literacy

Total about 10.2 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 5.9 lakh are male and about 4.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nalgonda is 64%. 74% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nalgonda

Total Male Female
Change 6.5% 4.7% 8.7%
2011 63.7% 73.9% 53.4%
2001 57.2% 69.2% 44.7%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Nalgonda 80 Cherlapalle 76 Nalgonda 87
Miryalaguda 73 Narketpalle 76 Nalgonda 85
Nakrekal 70 Brundavanpur 75 Devarakonda 81
Yadagirigutta 67 Hydla Puram 75 Miryalaguda 81
Narketpalle 67 Kondapur 74 Miryalaguda 81
Chityala 67 China Laxma Puram 73 Nakrekal 80
Pochampalle 67 Deshmukhi 73 Vijayapuri North 80
Thipparthi 63 Anumula 73 Chityala 78
Kattangoor 63 Nidamanur 73 Yadagirigutta 76
Vemulapalle 63 Jalal Pur 73 Pochampalle 73

Workers profile

Nalgonda has 50% (about 8.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 44% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nalgonda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.8% 42.3% 7.5% 50.2%
Male 55.3% 50.1% 5.2% 44.7%
Female 44.2% 34.3% 9.9% 55.8%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Nalgonda

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Kambala Palle (Old) 55 Nalgonda 123.5
Chitriyala 49.8 Nalgonda 123.5
Koppole 46.9 Pochampalle 28.4
Dameracherla 46.5 Devarakonda 28.2
Pedda Adiserla Palle 45.1 Miryalaguda 21
Vinjamoor 43.2 Miryalaguda 21
Kannekal 43.1 Nakrekal 18.3
Moota Kondur 42.8 Chityala 17.4
Adavi Devula Palle 42.1 Yadagirigutta 12.7
Pogilla 40 Chandur 11