Visakhapatnam (Urban) Mandal, with population of about 9.8 lakh is Visakhapatnam district's the most populous sub district, located in Visakhapatnam district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Greater Visakhapatnam .

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 9.8 lakh people, among them about 4.9 lakh (50%) are male and about 4.8 lakh (50%) are female. 89% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Visakhapatnam (Urban) mandal is 9%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 2.5 lakh households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Visakhapatnam (Urban) mandal live in the Visakhapatnam (Urban) Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 977,771 874,996 92,961 9,814 89,937
Male 493,015 441,926 46,068 5,021 46,344
Female 484,756 433,070 46,893 4,793 43,593

Most populated Cities in Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Cities
Name Population
Greater Visakhapatnam 977771

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 92% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 981 in Muslims are 957 and in Christians are 1073.

Religion wise population 2011 - Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 977,771 896,322 40,625 34,009 1,186 373 1,733 111 3,412
Male 493,015 452,502 20,754 16,403 649 209 853 56 1,589
Female 484,756 443,820 19,871 17,606 537 164 880 55 1,823

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -0.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 9.8 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 0.7% which is 2.4% higher than male population growth rate of -1.7%. General caste population has decreased by -1.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.5% and child population has decreased by -18.2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -0.5% -1.3% 3.7% 54.5% -18.2%
Male -1.7% -2.5% 2.2% 54% -17.7%
Female 0.7% -0.2% 5.2% 55% -18.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 955. There are 941 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 23 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 23 22 29 7 -10
2011 983 980 1018 955 941
2001 960 958 989 948 951

Cities with highest sex ratio in Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Cities
Name Sex Ratio
Greater Visakhapatnam 983

Literacy

Total about 7.4 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 3.9 lakh are male and about 3.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Visakhapatnam (Urban) is 83%. 88% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Total Male Female
Change 4.0% 2.2% 5.9%
2011 83.3% 88.4% 78.1%
2001 79.3% 86.2% 72.2%

Cities with highest literacy rate in Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Cities
Name Literacy Rate %
Greater Visakhapatnam 83

Workers profile

Visakhapatnam (Urban) has 36% (about 3.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 15% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.6% 31.1% 4.5% 64.4%
Male 56.4% 50.9% 5.4% 43.6%
Female 14.5% 10.9% 3.6% 85.5%

Biggest Cities in Visakhapatnam (Urban)

Cities
Name Area (Km2)
Greater Visakhapatnam 513.6