Warangal District, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Telangana's the least populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Warangal district is about 13 thousand km2 and it is the 6th smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 9 persons per km2. There are 2 sub districts in the district, among them Cherial is the most populous sub district with population of about 71 thousand and Maddur is the least populous sub district with population of about 39 thousand.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Warangal Municipal Corporation and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 55 thousand (50%) are male and about 55 thousand (50%) are female. 76% of the whole population are from general caste, 21% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Warangal district is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Warangal district live in the Warangal District rural part. Rural population density of Warangal district is 9 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Warangal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 109,540 83,786 22,477 3,277 10,980
Male 54,754 41,667 11,423 1,664 5,538
Female 54,786 42,119 11,054 1,613 5,442

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Warangal

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Cherial 70809 Cherial 18310 Warangal 704570
Maddur 38731 Akunoor 5803
Kadavergu 5627
Musthiyala 5442
Komuravelle 3813
Nagapuri 3779
Ainapur 3765
Maddur 3221
Rebarthi 2875
Kondapoor 2858

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% 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 1001 in Muslims are 979.

Religion wise population 2011 - Warangal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 109,540 103,518 4,993 896 15 7 19 8 84
Male 54,754 51,741 2,523 424 10 2 8 5 41
Female 54,786 51,777 2,470 472 5 5 11 3 43

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -96.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -96.6% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of -96.7%. General caste population has decreased by -96.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -95.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -99.3% and child population has decreased by -97.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Warangal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -96.6% -96.3% -95.9% -99.3% -97.6%
Male -96.7% -96.3% -95.9% -99.3% -97.6%
Female -96.6% -96.2% -95.9% -99.3% -97.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1005, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 957. There are 944 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 25 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Warangal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 25 25 27 13 -11
2011 998 1005 997 957 944
2001 973 980 970 944 955

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Maddur 1011 Kootigal 1064 Warangal 994
Cherial 995 Thoranala 1064
Narasaipalle 1058
Bairanpalle 1055
Danampalle 1049
Lakkapalle 1048
Posanpalle 1048
Kamalayapalle 1046
Chityal 1045
Ainapur 1041

Literacy

Total about 61 thousand people in the district are literate, among them about 36 thousand are male and about 25 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Warangal is 62%. 74% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Warangal

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 4.7% 5.4%
2011 62% 73.6% 50.5%
2001 57.1% 68.9% 45.1%

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Cherial 62 Lakkapalle 83 Warangal 82
Maddur 62 Maddur 77
Cherial 71
Ladunoor 66
Posanpalle 65
Musthiyala 65
Bairanpalle 65
Marmamula 64
Vangapalle 64
Pedarajupet 64

Workers profile

Warangal has 50% (about 55 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 47% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 39% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Warangal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.2% 43.7% 6.5% 49.8%
Male 53.2% 48.6% 4.6% 46.8%
Female 47.1% 38.8% 8.4% 52.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Warangal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Cherial 45.3 Warangal 129.8
Akunoor 30.3
Kadavergu 23.9
Musthiyala 22.7
Ainapur 20.5
Nagapuri 16.3
Ladunoor 16
Dommata 13.2
Dhoolumitta 12.3
Kootigal 12.1