Warangal District, with population of about 35.1 lakh is Telangana's the 6th 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 273 persons per km2. There are 51 sub districts in the district, among them Hanamkonda is the most populous sub district with population of about 4.3 lakh and Tadvai is the least populous sub district with population of about 23 thousand.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Warangal Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; and Jangaon Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 35.1 lakh people, among them about 17.6 lakh (50%) are male and about 17.5 lakh (50%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 15% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Warangal district is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 8.9 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 72% (about 25.2 lakh) live in Warangal District rural part and 28% (about 9.9 lakh) population live in the Warangal District urban part. Rural population density of Warangal district is 202 and urban population density is 2630 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Warangal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,512,576 2,365,818 616,102 530,656 341,168
Male 1,759,281 1,182,596 307,709 268,976 177,444
Female 1,753,295 1,183,222 308,393 261,680 163,724

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Warangal

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Hanamkonda 427303 Parkal 20257 Warangal 704570
Warangal 297078 Cherial 18310 Jangaon 52394
Mahabubabad 113812 Maripeda 17685 Mahabubabad 42851
Jangaon 92446 Wardhannapet 13715 Bhupalpalle 42387
Ghanpur (Station) 92303 Kesamudram 12904 Narsampet 30963
Bhupalpalle 86729 Mulug 12135 Thorrur 19100
Maripeda 83876 Paidipalle 12105 Dornakal 14425
Hasanparthy 81707 Jangedu 11531 Bhimaram 13841
Parkal 80542 Gudur 11174 Enumamula 13183
Wardhannapet 76873 Gumudur 9962 Gorrekunta 13159

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 6% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 996 in Muslims are 996.

Religion wise population 2011 - Warangal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,512,576 3,273,755 197,333 31,377 1,453 253 569 126 7,710
Male 1,759,281 1,640,261 98,880 15,029 773 134 284 67 3,853
Female 1,753,295 1,633,494 98,453 16,348 680 119 285 59 3,857

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 8.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 32.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 9.5% which is 2.5% higher than male population growth rate of 7%. General caste population has increased by 5.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 15.9% and child population has decreased by -24.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Warangal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.2% 5.8% 11.7% 15.9% -24.6%
Male 7% 4.7% 9.9% 14.2% -23.4%
Female 9.5% 6.8% 13.6% 17.8% -26%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 997 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1001, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 973. 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 24 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 32 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Warangal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 24 21 32 29 -32
2011 997 1001 1002 973 923
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
Tadvai 1100 Pocha Palle 3579 Shivunipalle 1109
Kuravi 1037 Medaram (Sammakkajatara) 1932 Mahabubabad 1068
Eturnagaram 1026 Gangaram 1866 Dornakal 1025
Chityal 1025 Tadvai 1805 Kadipikonda 1014
Mahabubabad 1017 Motlagudem 1734 Mamnoor 1002
Raiparthy 1016 Govindapur 1710 Gorrekunta 996
Ghanpur (Mulug) 1016 Neelavancha 1495 Warangal 994
Zaffergadh 1015 Kuravi 1469 Kamalapuram 990
Maddur 1011 Ailapur 1438 Enumamula 989
Dharmasagar 1010 Brahamanpalle 1423 Thorrur 972

Literacy

Total about 20.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 11.8 lakh are male and about 8.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Warangal is 65%. 75% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Warangal

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 5.7% 10.6%
2011 65.1% 74.6% 55.7%
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 %
Hanamkonda 83 Kanneboinapalle 91 Warangal 86
Warangal 80 Bavurugonda 89 Warangal 85
Jangaon 73 Pocha Palle 85 Jangaon 82
Narsampet 69 Lakkapalle 83 Warangal 82
Hasanparthy 68 Oblapur 81 Mamnoor 82
Geesugonda 67 Jampangavai 80 Narsampet 81
Bhupalpalle 67 Tadvai 78 Warangal 80
Govindaraopet 67 Akulavari Ghanpur 78 Warangal 80
Parkal 65 Maddur 77 Mahabubabad 79
Tadvai 64 Parkal 77 Bhimaram 79

Workers profile

Warangal has 49% (about 17.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 42% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Warangal

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.6% 41.1% 7.5% 51.4%
Male 54.6% 49.2% 5.4% 45.4%
Female 42.5% 32.9% 9.6% 57.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Warangal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Venkatapur 78.7 Warangal 129.8
Cherupalle 66.3 Kamalapuram 20.6
Sarvapuram 65.3 Ghanpur (Station) 20.2
Madoorkhurd 51 Thorrur 18
Kadavendi 49.1 Mahabubabad 17.2
Narasapuram 48.2 Enumamula 16
Domeda 48 Bhupalpalle 13.4
Quileshapur 47.9 Narsampet 11.5
Kodishalamitta 46.4 Gorrekunta 11.4
Chityala 45.7 Dornakal 10.4