Farooqnagar Census Town, with population of about 46 thousand is Farooqnagar sub district's only census town located in Farooqnagar sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Farooqnagar census town is 14 km2. Population density of the census town is 3363 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Farooqnagar Ward No 01 and the population of Farooqnagar Ward No 01 is about 46 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Farooqnagar which is within the census town. Farooqnagar is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Mahbubnagar which is 54 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 47 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 605 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 46 thousand people, among them about 23 thousand (51%) are male and about 22 thousand (49%) are female. 91% of the whole population are from general caste, 6% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Farooqnagar census town is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 10 thousand households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Farooqnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 45,675 41,754 2,840 1,081 5,847
Male 23,328 21,367 1,407 554 3,012
Female 22,347 20,387 1,433 527 2,835

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 962 in Muslims are 948 and in Christians are 846.

Religion wise population 2011 - Farooqnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 45,675 35,442 9,113 685 60 5 11 1 358
Male 23,328 18,062 4,678 371 26 3 3 0 185
Female 22,347 17,380 4,435 314 34 2 8 1 173

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 32.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 34 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 34% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of 31.1%. General caste population has increased by 32.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 13.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 114.1% and child population has increased by 20% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Farooqnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 32.5% 32.7% 13.7% 114.1% 20%
Male 31.1% 31.4% 11.3% 108.3% 22%
Female 34% 34.1% 16.2% 120.5% 17.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 958 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 954, in schedule caste is 1018 and in schedule tribe is 951. There are 941 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Farooqnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 19 43 53 -33
2011 958 954 1018 951 941
2001 937 935 975 898 974

Literacy

Total about 32 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Farooqnagar is 81%. 88% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Farooqnagar

Total Male Female
Change 4.9% 3.0% 7.2%
2011 80.9% 87.6% 74%
2001 76% 84.6% 66.8%

Workers profile

Farooqnagar has 35% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 16% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Farooqnagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.9% 30.9% 4% 65.1%
Male 53.2% 48.7% 4.4% 46.8%
Female 15.9% 12.4% 3.5% 84.1%