Andhra Pradesh State Urban Part, with population of about 1 crore is India's the 10th 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 1860 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.

There is only one city in the state that comes directly under the state administration which is Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and Out Growth.

Demographics

The state is home to about 1 crore people, among them about 72.9 lakh (50%) are male and about 73.2 lakh (50%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Andhra Pradesh state urban part is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 36.5 lakh households in the state and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Andhra Pradesh state urban part is 1860 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,610,410 12,577,179 1,695,188 338,043 1,460,988
Male 7,292,265 6,291,279 829,963 171,023 752,991
Female 7,318,145 6,285,900 865,225 167,020 707,997

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the state followed by Muslims which contribute 13% 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 1004 in Muslims are 987 and in Christians are 1091.

Religion wise population 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,610,410 12,275,424 1,911,672 318,906 6,465 2,184 24,136 1,973 69,650
Male 7,292,265 6,125,353 962,327 152,479 3,563 1,178 12,415 984 33,966
Female 7,318,145 6,150,071 949,345 166,427 2,902 1,006 11,721 989 35,684

Growth of population

Population of the state has decreased by -29.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 crore. Female population growth rate of the state is -28.4% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of -31.1%. General caste population has decreased by -31.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -20%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -10.4% and child population has decreased by -42.7% in the state since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -29.8% -31.3% -20% -10.4% -42.7%
Male -31.1% -32.6% -22% -12% -42.3%
Female -28.4% -30% -18.1% -8.6% -43.2%

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 1 crore people in the state are literate, among them about 55.6 lakh are male and about 48.5 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of ANDHRA PRADESH is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the state has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Andhra Pradesh

Total Male Female
Change 3.1% 1.8% 4.7%
2011 79.2% 85% 73.4%
2001 76.1% 83.2% 68.7%

Workers profile

ANDHRA PRADESH has 37% (about 53.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 18% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Andhra Pradesh

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.7% 32.3% 4.3% 63.3%
Male 55.4% 50.6% 4.8% 44.6%
Female 18% 14.1% 3.9% 82%