Ghattu Village, with population of 6658 is Ghattu sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Ghattu sub district of Jogulamba Gadwal district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Ghattu village is 24 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 280 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Gadwal and distance from Ghattu village to Gadwal is 30 km. The village comes under Ghattu panchayat. Ghattu is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 130 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 6658 people, among them 3047 (46%) are male and 3611 (54%) are female. 77% of the whole population are from general caste, 22% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ghattu village is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1216 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ghattu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,658 5,137 1,445 76 791
Male 3,047 2,536 488 23 401
Female 3,611 2,601 957 53 390

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 35.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4926. Female population growth rate of the village is 48.7% which is 26.7% higher than male population growth rate of 22%. General caste population has increased by 20.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 130.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 117.1% and child population has decreased by -7.4% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ghattu

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.2% 20.5% 130.5% 117.1% -7.4%
Male 22% 17% 54.9% 53.3% -10.7%
Female 48.7% 24.1% 206.7% 165% -3.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1185 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1026, in schedule caste is 1961 and in schedule tribe is 2304. There are 973 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 213 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ghattu

Total General SC ST Child
Change 213 59 971 971 71
2011 1185 1026 1961 2304 973
2001 972 967 990 1333 902

Literacy

Total 2994 people in the village are literate, among them 1394 are male and 1600 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ghattu is 51%. 53% of male and 50% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 16%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 27%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ghattu

Total Male Female
Change 15.8% 5.1% 27.2%
2011 51% 52.7% 49.7%
2001 35.2% 47.6% 22.5%

Workers profile

Ghattu has 52% (3436) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 46% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ghattu

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 51.6% 46.6% 5% 48.4%
Male 58.2% 54.3% 3.9% 41.8%
Female 46.1% 40.2% 5.9% 53.9%