Kalwakurthy Census Town, with population of about 28 thousand is Kalwakurthy sub district's only census town located in Kalwakurthy sub district of Nagarkurnool district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Kalwakurthy census town is 37 km2. Population density of the census town is 762 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kalwakurthy Ward No 01 and the population of Kalwakurthy Ward No 01 is about 28 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Badepalle which is 40 km far from here. Kalwakurthy is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Mahbubnagar which is 40 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 85 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 577 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 23°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 14 thousand (51%) are male and about 14 thousand (49%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalwakurthy census town is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6102 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 28,060 22,325 3,159 2,576 3,263
Male 14,313 11,256 1,542 1,515 1,680
Female 13,747 11,069 1,617 1,061 1,583

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 79% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961 in Muslims are 958.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 28,060 22,030 5,544 255 1 0 1 3 226
Male 14,313 11,233 2,832 118 0 0 0 3 127
Female 13,747 10,797 2,712 137 1 0 1 0 99

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 11.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 25 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 14.4% which is 5.4% higher than male population growth rate of 9%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -5.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 54.5% and child population has decreased by -3.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.6% 10.9% -5.4% 54.5% -3.5%
Male 9% 9.7% -20.4% 62.6% -4.7%
Female 14.4% 12% 15.3% 44.4% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 960 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 983, in schedule caste is 1049 and in schedule tribe is 700. There are 942 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 20 325 -89 23
2011 960 983 1049 700 942
2001 916 963 724 789 919

Literacy

Total about 19 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 11 thousand are male and 8065 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalwakurthy is 76%. 85% of male and 66% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 2.3% 4.0%
2011 75.8% 84.9% 66.3%
2001 72.9% 82.6% 62.3%

Workers profile

Kalwakurthy has 39% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 26% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 23% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalwakurthy

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 39% 35.9% 3.1% 61%
Male 51.1% 48.6% 2.5% 48.9%
Female 26.4% 22.7% 3.7% 73.6%