Bhadradri Kothagudem District, with population of about 11.2 lakh is Telangana's the 10th most populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. There are 17 sub districts in the district, among them Kothagudem is the most populous sub district with population of about 1.9 lakh and Gundala is the least populous sub district with population of about 28 thousand.

There are 5 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Palwancha, Kothagudem, Yellandu and Manugur Municipalities and Yellandu Municipality and Out Growth.

Demographics

The district is home to about 11.2 lakh people, among them about 5.6 lakh (50%) are male and about 5.6 lakh (50%) are female. 49% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 37% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Bhadradri Kothagudem district is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 2.9 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 70% (about 7.8 lakh) live in Bhadradri Kothagudem District rural part and 30% (about 3.4 lakh) population live in the Bhadradri Kothagudem District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Bhadradri Kothagudem

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,115,724 548,405 152,945 414,374 112,427
Male 555,303 273,942 75,973 205,388 57,181
Female 560,421 274,463 76,972 208,986 55,246

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Bhadradri Kothagudem

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Kothagudem 188191 Samathsingaram 27567 Palwancha 80199
Palwancha 113872 Bethampudi 25461 Kothagudem 79819
Yellandu 95394 Aswaraopeta 24405 Bhadrachalam 50087
Bhadrachalam 89048 Sudimalla 19638 Yellandu 35056
Manuguru 72117 Aswapuram 18182 Yellandu 33732
Burgampahad 64580 Rompaid 17030 Manugur 32091
Aswaraopeta 59652 Penagadapa (R) 15910 Sarapaka 22149
Dammapeta 58444 Dammapeta 11629 Chunchupalle 19944
Chandrugonda 49041 Papakollu 11261 Laxmidevipalle 13442
Pinapaka 48376 Komararam 11113 Garimellapadu 6296

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 6% 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 1008 in Muslims are 1007 and in Christians are 1075.

Religion wise population 2011 - Bhadradri Kothagudem

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,115,724 1,030,565 62,672 17,622 356 114 232 54 4,109
Male 555,303 513,224 31,229 8,491 199 58 103 29 1,970
Female 560,421 517,341 31,443 9,131 157 56 129 25 2,139

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1009 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1002, in schedule caste is 1013 and in schedule tribe is 1018. There are 966 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district.

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Bhadradri Kothagudem

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dummugudem 1054 Allampalle 12753 Yellandu 1065
Yellandu 1046 Ankampalem 2012 Yellandu 1060
Pinapaka 1040 Ananthogu 1888 Kothagudem 1047
Cherla 1029 Peda Midisileru Chalk-I 1801 Garimellapadu 1032
Bhadrachalam 1022 Kothagudem 1554 Laxmidevipalle 1022
Kothagudem 1017 Venkata Ramapuram 1513 Chunchupalle 1019
Dammapeta 1017 Peddagollagudem 1506 Bhadrachalam 1017
Manuguru 1012 Pusuguppa (Patch-II) 1268 Manugur 1014
Mulkalapalle 1011 Gumpanapalle 1266 Palwancha 1009
Gundala 1010 Koya Narsapuram 1258 Sarapaka 968

Literacy

Total about 6.6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.6 lakh are male and about 3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Bhadradri Kothagudem is 66%. 73% of male and 59% of female population are literate here.

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Bhadradri Kothagudem

Workers profile

Bhadradri Kothagudem has 49% (about 5.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 40% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Bhadradri Kothagudem

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 48.8% 41% 7.9% 51.2%
Male 57.5% 50.4% 7% 42.5%
Female 40.3% 31.5% 8.7% 59.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Bhadradri Kothagudem

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Bethampudi 138.9 Manugur 45.2
Ramanujavaram 133.4 Palwancha 26.4
Samath Mothe 124.8 Sarapaka 19.1
Rompaid 122.1 Kothagudem 16.1
Papakollu 120.9 Bhadrachalam 12
Gandigudem 115.7 Yellandu 10.9
Komararam 110.3 Yellandu 10.9
Aswaraopeta 103.8 Chunchupalle 8.5
Krishna Sagar 97.4 Garimellapadu 7.7
Jagannathapuram 96.9 Laxmidevipalle 4.1