Dharur Mandal, with population of about 66 thousand is Mahbubnagar district's the 20th most populous sub district, located in Mahbubnagar district of the state Telangana in India. There are 25 villages in the sub district, among them Upperu is the most populous village with population of 9592 and Mirzapuram is the least populous village with population of 150. Upperu is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 43 km2 and Mirzapuram is the smallest with 2 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 66 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (50%) are male and about 33 thousand (50%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharur mandal is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Dharur mandal live in the Dharur Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 65,945 50,849 12,115 2,981 10,058
Male 33,070 25,560 6,068 1,442 5,203
Female 32,875 25,289 6,047 1,539 4,855

Most populated Villages in Dharur

Villages
Name Population
Upperu 9592
Dharur 8136
Chintharevula 6988
Neelahalli 3511
Irkichedu 3199
Palcherla 3081
Marlabeedu 2962
Umithyala 2789
Guvvaladinne 2765
Puranapalem 2528

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 992 in Muslims are 1039.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dharur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 65,945 62,396 2,842 144 7 0 3 3 550
Male 33,070 31,322 1,394 60 7 0 2 2 283
Female 32,875 31,074 1,448 84 0 0 1 1 267

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 56 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.3% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 17.6%. General caste population has increased by 19.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 14.6% and child population has increased by 6.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dharur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.4% 19.4% 15.5% 14.6% 6.4%
Male 17.6% 18.8% 14.5% 10.1% 7.8%
Female 19.3% 20% 16.5% 19.2% 5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 994 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 989, in schedule caste is 997 and in schedule tribe is 1067. There are 933 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 increased by 14 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 25 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dharur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 14 10 17 82 -25
2011 994 989 997 1067 933
2001 980 979 980 985 958

Villages with highest sex ratio in Dharur

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Irkichedu 1064
Ganganapalle 1032
Venkatapuram 1032
Umithyala 1030
Pagunta 1027
Nettempadu 1025
Guvvaladinne 1018
Puranapalem 1013
Ryalampad 1008
Neelahalli 1006

Literacy

Total about 22 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 14 thousand are male and 7900 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharur is 39%. 50% of male and 28% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dharur

Total Male Female
Change 13.4% 13.8% 13.2%
2011 39.3% 50.4% 28.2%
2001 25.9% 36.6% 15%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Dharur

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Dornala 49
Musaldoddi 49
Chintharevula 47
Dharur 46
Alwalpad 44
Ryalampad 42
Mirzapuram 41
Puranapalem 41
Nagardoddi 40
Erlabanda 40

Workers profile

Dharur has 58% (about 38 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 57% female population are working population. 55% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 50% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 57.9% 52.5% 5.5% 42.1%
Male 58.4% 54.7% 3.7% 41.6%
Female 57.4% 50.2% 7.2% 42.6%

Biggest Villages in Dharur

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Upperu 43.2
Chintharevula 36.7
Dharur 31.5
Umithyala 16.2
Guvvaladinne 15.9
Mannapur 14.5
Ryalampad 14.5
Irkichedu 13.9
Erlabanda 13.3
Neelahalli 13.3