Kothur Mandal, with population of about 65 thousand is Mahbubnagar district's the 12th most populous sub district, located in Mahbubnagar district of the state Telangana in India. There are 15 villages in the sub district, among them Nandigam is the most populous village with population of about 15 thousand and Khajiguda is the least populous village with population of 806. Nandigam is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 41 km2 and Khajiguda is the smallest with 1 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Kothur Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 34 thousand (52%) are male and about 31 thousand (48%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kothur mandal is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 55 thousand) live in Kothur Sub District rural part and 16% (about 11 thousand) population live in the Kothur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kothur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 65,241 48,651 10,418 6,172 8,899
Male 33,993 25,560 5,253 3,180 4,736
Female 31,248 23,091 5,165 2,992 4,163

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kothur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Nandigam 14996 Kothur 10519
Chegur 7832
Inmulnarva 5151
Mamidipalle 3687
Thimmapur 3445
Siddapur 3004
Veerlapalle 2959
Gudur 2765
Penjerla 2526
Mallapur 1614

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 7% 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 918 in Muslims are 910 and in Christians are 1042.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kothur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 65,241 58,686 4,830 1,207 45 6 9 2 456
Male 33,993 30,597 2,529 591 29 4 4 2 237
Female 31,248 28,089 2,301 616 16 2 5 0 219

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 16.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 56 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.8% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 16.6%. General caste population has increased by 17.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 7.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 26.7% and child population has increased by 1.7% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kothur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 16.2% 17.2% 7.1% 26.7% 1.7%
Male 16.6% 17.7% 6.5% 27% 5.8%
Female 15.8% 16.5% 7.7% 26.4% -2.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 903, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 941. There are 879 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 76 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kothur

Total General SC ST Child
Change -6 -9 11 -5 -76
2011 919 903 983 941 879
2001 925 912 972 946 955

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kothur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Mallapur 998 Kothur 867
Mamidipalle 989
Penjerla 987
Theegapur 951
Veerlapalle 949
Inmulnarva 945
Khajiguda 938
Edulapalle 928
Thimmapur 926
Gudur 925

Literacy

Total about 35 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kothur is 62%. 72% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kothur

Total Male Female
Change 8.9% 5.7% 12.4%
2011 62.4% 71.9% 52.1%
2001 53.5% 66.2% 39.7%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kothur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Thimmapur 75 Kothur 77
Mallapur 66
Nandigam 63
Theegapur 62
Gudur 59
Mamidipalle 59
Penjerla 58
Veerlapalle 58
Seriguda (Bhadrai Palle) 58
Inmulnarva 58

Workers profile

Kothur has 47% (about 31 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 37% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 31% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kothur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.2% 42% 5.3% 52.8%
Male 56.8% 52.5% 4.3% 43.2%
Female 36.9% 30.6% 6.3% 63.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kothur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Nandigam 41.3 Kothur 9.4
Chegur 31.4
Mamidipalle 16.3
Veerlapalle 14
Siddapur 13.5
Penjerla 12.7
Inmulnarva 12.1
Edulapalle 10
Gudur 8.6
Kodicherla 6.7