Andhra Pradesh State Rural Part, with population of about 6 crore is India's the 5th most rural populous state. Total geographical area of Andhra Pradesh state rural part is about 2.7 lakh km2 and it is the 4th biggest rural state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 211 persons per km2. There are 13 districts in the state, among them East Godavari Rural is the most populous district with rural population of about 38.4 lakh and Vizianagaram Rural is the least populous district with rural population of about 18.5 lakh. Anantapur Rural is the biggest district in the state with an rural area of about 19 thousand km2 and Srikakulam Rural is the smallest with 5651 km2.

Demographics

The state is home to about 6 crore people, among them about 3 crore (50%) are male and about 3 crore (50%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 19% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Andhra Pradesh state rural part is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 crore households in the state and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Rural population density of Andhra Pradesh state rural part is 211 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 56,361,702 40,283,240 10,846,333 5,232,129 6,152,022
Male 28,243,241 20,204,875 5,417,474 2,620,892 3,169,288
Female 28,118,461 20,078,365 5,428,859 2,611,237 2,982,734

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 995 in Muslims are 993.

Religion wise population 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 56,361,702 52,793,521 2,839,300 502,264 7,915 23,554 5,164 3,710 186,274
Male 28,243,241 26,461,972 1,424,322 244,039 4,329 11,976 2,564 1,836 92,203
Female 28,118,461 26,331,549 1,414,978 258,225 3,586 11,578 2,600 1,874 94,071

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 1.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 6 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 2.4% which is 1.3% higher than male population growth rate of 1.1%. General caste population has decreased by -0.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 6.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 12.6% and child population has decreased by -19.3% in the state since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.7% -0.6% 6.1% 12.6% -19.3%
Male 1.1% -1% 4.9% 11.3% -18.4%
Female 2.4% -0.2% 7.4% 13.9% -20.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 994, in schedule caste is 1002 and in schedule tribe is 996. There are 941 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the state. Overall sex ratio in the state has increased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 22 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 13 9 23 22 -22
2011 996 994 1002 996 941
2001 983 985 979 974 963

Literacy

Total about 3 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 2 crore are male and about 1 crore are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of ANDHRA PRADESH is 60%. 69% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state 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 - Andhra Pradesh

Total Male Female
Change 5.9% 4.0% 8.0%
2011 60.4% 69.4% 51.5%
2001 54.5% 65.4% 43.5%

Workers profile

ANDHRA PRADESH has 52% (about 3 crore) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 45% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Andhra Pradesh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 51.5% 42.8% 8.7% 48.5%
Male 58.4% 51.6% 6.8% 41.6%
Female 44.6% 34% 10.7% 55.4%