Salur Municipality, with population of about 50 thousand is Salur sub district's only municipality located in Salur sub district of Vizianagaram district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Salur municipality is 20 km2. Population density of the city is 2532 persons per km2. There are 29 wards in the city, among them Salur Ward No 14 is the most populous ward with population of 2733 and Salur Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 1289.

Nearest railway station is Salur which is within the city. Salur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Vizianagaram which is 55 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 815 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1106 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 41°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 50 thousand people, among them about 24 thousand (49%) are male and about 25 thousand (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salur municipality is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Salur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 49,500 41,257 6,482 1,761 4,900
Male 24,021 20,099 3,090 832 2,483
Female 25,479 21,158 3,392 929 2,417

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Christians which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1064 in Christians are 1052.

Religion wise population 2011 - Salur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 49,500 47,830 749 827 2 0 6 2 84
Male 24,021 23,174 398 403 2 0 4 0 40
Female 25,479 24,656 351 424 0 0 2 2 44

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 2.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 48 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 3.4% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 1.3%. General caste population has increased by 2.9%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.5% and child population has decreased by -20.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Salur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2.4% 2.9% -2% 6.5% -20.6%
Male 1.3% 3.2% -8.7% -2.6% -18.6%
Female 3.4% 2.6% 5% 16.1% -22.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1061 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1053, in schedule caste is 1098 and in schedule tribe is 1117. There are 973 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 21 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 50 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Salur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 21 -6 144 180 -50
2011 1061 1053 1098 1117 973
2001 1040 1059 954 937 1023

Literacy

Total about 33 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 18 thousand are male and about 15 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salur is 73%. 82% of male and 65% 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 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Salur

Total Male Female
Change 6.8% 4.4% 9.4%
2011 73.2% 81.8% 65.2%
2001 66.4% 77.4% 55.8%

Workers profile

Salur has 39% (about 19 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 21% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Salur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.7% 36.3% 2.4% 61.3%
Male 57.7% 55.6% 2% 42.3%
Female 20.9% 18.2% 2.7% 79.1%