Kandukur Municipality, with population of about 57 thousand is Kandukur sub district's only municipality located in Kandukur sub district of Prakasam district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kandukur municipality is 33 km2. Population density of the city is 1732 persons per km2. There are 22 wards in the city, among them Kandukur Ward No 24 is the most populous ward with population of 7734 and Kandukur Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 154.

Nearest railway station is Singarayakonda which is 14 km far from here. Kandukur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Ongole which is 43 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 365 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 867 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 57 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (50%) are male and about 29 thousand (50%) are female. 81% of the whole population are from general caste, 15% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kandukur municipality is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 14 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kandukur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 57,246 46,295 8,734 2,217 5,754
Male 28,644 23,243 4,302 1,099 2,965
Female 28,602 23,052 4,432 1,118 2,789

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 18% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1002 in Muslims are 977.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kandukur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 57,246 46,155 10,393 452 8 1 4 27 206
Male 28,644 23,054 5,258 220 3 0 2 12 95
Female 28,602 23,101 5,135 232 5 1 2 15 111

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 13.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 50 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 15.8% which is 4% higher than male population growth rate of 11.8%. General caste population has increased by 13.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -9.5% and child population has decreased by -0.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kandukur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13.8% 13.9% 21% -9.5% -0.9%
Male 11.8% 12.6% 14.4% -11% 0.9%
Female 15.8% 15.1% 28.1% -7.9% -2.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 999 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 992, in schedule caste is 1030 and in schedule tribe is 1017. There are 941 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 36 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 35 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kandukur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 36 22 111 34 -35
2011 999 992 1030 1017 941
2001 963 970 919 983 976

Literacy

Total about 39 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kandukur is 75%. 82% of male and 68% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kandukur

Total Male Female
Change 4.2% 1.8% 7.0%
2011 74.8% 82% 67.7%
2001 70.6% 80.2% 60.7%

Workers profile

Kandukur has 36% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 19% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kandukur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.2% 33.2% 3% 63.8%
Male 53.8% 51% 2.8% 46.2%
Female 18.6% 15.4% 3.2% 81.4%