Jangaon District, with population of about 4.7 lakh is Telangana's the 3rd least populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. There are 10 sub districts in the district, among them Jangaon is the most populous sub district with population of about 92 thousand and Gundala is the least populous sub district with population of about 36 thousand.

There is only one city in the district that comes under the district administration which is Jangaon Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 4.7 lakh people, among them about 2.3 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.3 lakh (50%) are female. 67% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 12% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jangaon district is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1.1 lakh households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 89% (about 4.2 lakh) live in Jangaon District rural part and 11% (about 52 thousand) population live in the Jangaon District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jangaon

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 469,119 316,114 95,011 57,994 45,650
Male 234,816 157,749 47,418 29,649 23,591
Female 234,303 158,365 47,593 28,345 22,059

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Jangaon

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Jangaon 92446 Quileshapur 9725 Jangaon 52394
Palakurthi 58194 Zaffergadh 9698
Raghunathpalle 53374 Narmetta 8371
Kodakandla 51816 Kodakandla 8313
Zaffergadh 45899 Palakurthi 7819
Bachannapet 44265 Nellutla 7157
Devaruppula 42411 Devaruppula 7104
Narmetta 42374 Bachannapet 6956
Lingalaghanpur 38340 Kanchanpalle 6616
Gundala 36190 Kadavendi 6323

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 997 in Muslims are 997.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jangaon

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 469,119 448,339 15,599 4,417 145 29 14 10 566
Male 234,816 224,534 7,810 2,082 70 21 8 8 283
Female 234,303 223,805 7,789 2,335 75 8 6 2 283

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 998 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1004 and in schedule tribe is 956. 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 Jangaon

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Zaffergadh 1015 Zaffergadh 1139 Jangaon 958
Narmetta 1010 Aliyabad 1133
Lingalaghanpur 1009 Bommakur 1120
Raghunathpalle 1009 Yeswanthapur 1109
Kodakandla 1006 Pullaguda 1107
Bachannapet 1003 Siddenki 1106
Devaruppula 995 Narmetta 1096
Gundala 988 Govardhanagiri 1091
Palakurthi 985 Kodakandla 1085
Jangaon 975 Abdulnagaram 1081

Literacy

Total about 2.6 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 1.5 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jangaon is 61%. 71% of male and 52% of female population are literate here.

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

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jangaon 73 Shapalle 77 Jangaon 82
Bachannapet 63 Yeswanthapur 75
Lingalaghanpur 61 Suddala 74
Raghunathpalle 60 Palakurthi 74
Gundala 59 Narayanapur 72
Zaffergadh 59 Raghunathpalle 71
Narmetta 58 Bachannapet 70
Palakurthi 58 Shamirpet 69
Kodakandla 56 Gollapalle 68
Devaruppula 56 Tammadapalle 67

Workers profile

Jangaon has 51% (about 2.4 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 46% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 14% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jangaon

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.7% 40.7% 10% 49.3%
Male 55% 48.6% 6.4% 45%
Female 46.3% 32.7% 13.6% 53.7%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Jangaon

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Madoorkhurd 51 Jangaon 7.5
Kadavendi 49.1
Quileshapur 47.9
Narmetta 36.7
Zaffergadh 33.6
Veldanda 29.2
Devaruppula 28.1
Kanchanpalle 26.2
Gundala 25.4
Kundaram 24.4