Kurnool District Urban Part, with population of about 11.5 lakh is Andhra Pradesh's the 6th most urban populous district, located in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kurnool district urban part is 347 km2 and it is the 5th biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 3308 persons per km2. There are 11 sub districts in the district, among them Kurnool Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 3.4 lakh and Owk Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of 6614.

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 11.5 lakh people, among them about 5.7 lakh (50%) are male and about 5.7 lakh (50%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurnool district urban part is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.5 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Kurnool district urban part is 3308 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,149,286 962,290 168,900 18,096 133,068
Male 574,658 482,462 82,717 9,479 68,855
Female 574,628 479,828 86,183 8,617 64,213

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 69% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 28% 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 1002 in Muslims are 984 and in Christians are 1094.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kurnool

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,149,286 797,795 319,789 22,434 440 108 1,794 211 6,715
Male 574,658 398,575 161,187 10,712 244 59 938 100 2,843
Female 574,628 399,220 158,602 11,722 196 49 856 111 3,872

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 40.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 8.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 43% which is 4.7% higher than male population growth rate of 38.3%. General caste population has increased by 39.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 44.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 58.8% and child population has increased by 19.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 40.6% 39.6% 44.4% 58.8% 19.1%
Male 38.3% 37.6% 40.3% 57.4% 20.8%
Female 43% 41.8% 48.5% 60.3% 17.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1000 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 995, in schedule caste is 1042 and in schedule tribe is 909. 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 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 27 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 30 57 16 -27
2011 1000 995 1042 909 933
2001 967 965 985 893 960

Literacy

Total about 7.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 4 lakh are male and about 3.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurnool is 72%. 80% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kurnool

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 3.5% 7.6%
2011 72.5% 80% 65%
2001 67.1% 76.5% 57.4%

Workers profile

Kurnool has 39% (about 4.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 24% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurnool

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 38.9% 33.5% 5.4% 61.1%
Male 54.1% 48.8% 5.2% 45.9%
Female 23.8% 18.2% 5.5% 76.2%