Suryapet District, with population of about 11 lakh is Telangana's the 11th most populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. There are 18 sub districts in the district, among them Suryapet is the most populous sub district with population of about 1.6 lakh and Chilkur is the least populous sub district with population of about 39 thousand.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 11 lakh people, among them about 5.5 lakh (50%) are male and about 5.5 lakh (50%) are female. 68% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 13% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Suryapet district is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% 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 84% (about 9.3 lakh) live in Suryapet District rural part and 16% (about 1.7 lakh) population live in the Suryapet District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Suryapet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,099,560 749,963 208,326 141,271 110,136
Male 550,974 375,604 103,437 71,933 56,922
Female 548,586 374,359 104,889 69,338 53,214

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Suryapet

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Suryapet 155422 Huzurnagar 35850 Suryapet 106805
Kodad 133130 Chilkur 18952 Suryapet 105531
Mella Cheruvu 74682 Mella Cheruvu 18550 Kodad 64234
Neredcherla 66499 Bethavole 15257
Huzurnagar 60426 Neredcherla 13897
Thungathurthi 57905 Anantha Giri 13738
Nuthankal 56991 Thirumalgiri 12899
Garide Palle 56179 Revuru 11719
Atmakur (S) 50970 Garidepalle 10836
Chivvemla 47835 Jajireddi Gudem 9223

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 993 in Muslims are 1006.

Religion wise population 2011 - Suryapet

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,099,560 1,018,106 65,981 10,799 448 54 72 40 4,060
Male 550,974 510,747 32,896 5,177 265 29 42 17 1,801
Female 548,586 507,359 33,085 5,622 183 25 30 23 2,259

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 1014 and in schedule tribe is 964. There are 935 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 Suryapet

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Thungathurthi 1019 Thungathurthi 1248 Suryapet 1025
Suryapet 1017 Nadigudem 1182 Suryapet 1024
Nadigudem 1011 Chenna Puram 1152 Kodad 1007
Huzurnagar 1002 Tadvai 1121
Kodad 999 Bodaladinna 1119
Garide Palle 997 Kalvaladinna 1114
Chivvemla 997 Chivvemla 1114
Mella Cheruvu 994 Gollaguda 1083
Jaji Reddi Gudem 993 Kotapahad 1079
Neredcherla 992 Sarvaram 1058

Literacy

Total about 6.3 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 3.6 lakh are male and about 2.7 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Suryapet is 64%. 73% of male and 55% of female population are literate here.

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Suryapet 75 Syedmujavarpet 82 Suryapet 83
Kodad 72 Mahankali Gudem 80 Suryapet 83
Huzurnagar 69 Yellaram 79 Kodad 82
Neredcherla 64 Nadigudem 77
Chilkur 64 Gollaguda 76
Nadigudem 64 Neredcherla 75
Munagala 63 Thungathurthi 74
Garide Palle 63 Huzurnagar 74
Penpahad 61 Palakeedu 73
Mella Cheruvu 60 Bhakthalapuram 73

Workers profile

Suryapet has 51% (about 5.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 46% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 38% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Suryapet

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.1% 45.1% 6% 48.9%
Male 56.1% 51.7% 4.4% 43.9%
Female 46% 38.5% 7.6% 54%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Suryapet

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Mella Cheruvu 58 Kodad 31.9
Revuru 52.2 Suryapet 24
Bethavole 51.1 Suryapet 24
Chilkur 44.5
Peddaveedu 43.7
Huzurnagar 42.1
Wardhamanu Kota 42
Anantha Giri 40.4
Repala 39.1
Jajireddi Gudem 35.9