Andhra Pradesh State Urban Part, with population of about 3 crore is India's the 5th most urban populous state. Total geographical area of Andhra Pradesh state urban part is 7855 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest urban state by area in the country. Population density of the state is 3593 persons per km2. There are 13 districts in the state, among them Visakhapatnam Urban is the most populous district with urban population of about 20.4 lakh and Srikakulam Urban is the least populous district with urban population of about 4.4 lakh. Visakhapatnam Urban is the biggest district in the state with an urban area of 632 km2 and Vizianagaram Urban is the smallest with 140 km2.

Demographics

The state is home to about 3 crore people, among them about 1 crore (50%) are male and about 1 crore (50%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Andhra Pradesh state urban part is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 67.9 lakh households in the state and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Andhra Pradesh state urban part is 3593 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,219,075 24,501,386 3,031,745 685,944 2,990,780
Male 14,198,905 12,354,862 1,495,573 348,470 1,545,662
Female 14,020,170 12,146,524 1,536,172 337,474 1,445,118

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 19% 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 989 in Muslims are 970 and in Christians are 1059.

Religion wise population 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,219,075 22,030,628 5,243,112 627,520 32,329 13,138 48,685 5,837 217,826
Male 14,198,905 11,075,112 2,661,591 304,714 17,205 6,836 24,909 2,979 105,559
Female 14,020,170 10,955,516 2,581,521 322,806 15,124 6,302 23,776 2,858 112,267

Growth of population

Population of the state has increased by 35.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is 37.2% which is 3.1% higher than male population growth rate of 34.1%. General caste population has increased by 33.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 43%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 81.9% and child population has increased by 17.3% in the state since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.6% 33.8% 43% 81.9% 17.3%
Male 34.1% 32.4% 40.6% 79.3% 18.5%
Female 37.2% 35.3% 45.4% 84.6% 16%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 987 females per 1000 male in the state. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 1027 and in schedule tribe is 968. There are 935 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 22 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 20 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total General SC ST Child
Change 22 21 34 27 -20
2011 987 983 1027 968 935
2001 965 962 993 941 955

Literacy

Total about 2 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 1 crore are male and about 93.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of ANDHRA PRADESH is 80%. 86% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 2.6% 5.7%
2011 80.1% 85.8% 74.4%
2001 76.1% 83.2% 68.7%

Workers profile

ANDHRA PRADESH has 37% (about 1 crore) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 19% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Andhra Pradesh

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.8% 31.5% 5.2% 63.2%
Male 54.1% 48.4% 5.7% 45.9%
Female 19.1% 14.4% 4.7% 80.9%