Gadwal Municipality, with population of about 58 thousand is Gadwal sub district's only municipality located in Gadwal sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Gadwal municipality is 6 km2. Population density of the city is 9376 persons per km2. There are 10 wards in the city, among them Gadwal Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Gadwal Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 2498.

Nearest railway station is Gadwal which is within the city. Gadwal is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Mahbubnagar which is 52 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 180 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 642 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 58 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (50%) are male and about 28 thousand (50%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gadwal municipality is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gadwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 57,569 51,712 5,347 510 6,805
Male 29,070 26,117 2,696 257 3,461
Female 28,499 25,595 2,651 253 3,344

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 13% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 51 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 14.9% which is 3.6% higher than male population growth rate of 11.3%. General caste population has increased by 11.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 33.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 11.1% and child population has increased by 0.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13% 11.3% 33.3% 11.1% 0.6%
Male 11.3% 10% 27.2% -5.2% 0.9%
Female 14.9% 12.6% 40% 34.6% 0.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 980 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 980, in schedule caste is 983 and in schedule tribe is 984. There are 966 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 6 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 22 90 290 -6
2011 980 980 983 984 966
2001 950 958 893 694 972

Literacy

Total about 36 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 20 thousand are male and about 16 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gadwal is 71%. 80% of male and 63% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total Male Female
Change 7.2% 5.0% 10.0%
2011 71.4% 79.6% 63.1%
2001 64.2% 74.6% 53.1%

Workers profile

Gadwal has 39% (about 22 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 25% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 21% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gadwal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.6% 35.5% 3.1% 61.4%
Male 52% 49.3% 2.7% 48%
Female 25% 21.4% 3.6% 75%