Kurnool District Rural Part, with population of about 29 lakh is Andhra Pradesh's the 6th most rural populous district, located in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kurnool district rural part is about 17 thousand km2 and it is the 3rd biggest rural district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 168 persons per km2. There are 54 sub districts in the district, among them Adoni Rural is the most populous sub district with rural population of about 85 thousand and Srisailam Rural is the least populous sub district with rural population of about 10 thousand.

There are 6 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Kurnool Municipal Corporation and Out Growth; Nandyal and Adoni Municipality and Out Growths Nandyal, Adoni and Yemmiganur Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 29 lakh people, among them about 14.6 lakh (50%) are male and about 14.4 lakh (50%) are female. 78% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurnool district rural part is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 6.4 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Kurnool district rural part is 168 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,904,177 2,270,397 569,045 64,735 373,171
Male 1,464,569 1,144,498 287,498 32,573 192,362
Female 1,439,608 1,125,899 281,547 32,162 180,809

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 12% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 983 in Muslims are 977.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kurnool

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,904,177 2,530,585 350,948 10,731 297 147 441 223 10,805
Male 1,464,569 1,275,906 177,537 5,238 164 86 220 103 5,315
Female 1,439,608 1,254,679 173,411 5,493 133 61 221 120 5,490

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 7.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 27.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 8.1% which is 2% higher than male population growth rate of 6.1%. General caste population has increased by 6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 11.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.2% and child population has decreased by -12.4% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7.1% 6% 11.2% 11.2% -12.4%
Male 6.1% 5.1% 9.9% 8.3% -11.6%
Female 8.1% 6.9% 12.6% 14.2% -13.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 984, in schedule caste is 979 and in schedule tribe is 987. There are 940 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 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General SC ST Child
Change 19 17 23 51 -17
2011 983 984 979 987 940
2001 964 967 956 936 957

Literacy

Total about 13.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 8.4 lakh are male and about 5.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurnool is 55%. 66% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total Male Female
Change 6.0% 3.4% 8.9%
2011 54.9% 66.1% 43.6%
2001 48.9% 62.7% 34.7%

Workers profile

Kurnool has 54% (about 15.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 51% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 42% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurnool

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 54.5% 47.2% 7.2% 45.5%
Male 58.3% 52.8% 5.5% 41.7%
Female 50.6% 41.6% 9% 49.4%