Renigunta Census Town, with population of about 26 thousand is Renigunta sub district's only census town located in Renigunta sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Renigunta census town is 5 km2. Population density of the census town is 5659 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Renigunta Ward No 01 and the population of Renigunta Ward No 01 is about 26 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Renigunta which is within the census town. Renigunta is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Chittoor which is 76 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 575 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1051.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 14.4°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (50%) are male and about 13 thousand (50%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Renigunta census town is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 6667 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Renigunta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26,031 19,235 6,032 764 2,806
Male 12,995 9,634 2,979 382 1,478
Female 13,036 9,601 3,053 382 1,328

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 18% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1008 in Muslims are 982 and in Christians are 991.

Religion wise population 2011 - Renigunta

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 26,031 20,400 4,746 683 20 3 100 3 76
Male 12,995 10,159 2,395 343 10 2 52 1 33
Female 13,036 10,241 2,351 340 10 1 48 2 43

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 9.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 24 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 9.8% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 8.4%. General caste population has increased by 6.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 15.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 34% and child population has increased by 3.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Renigunta

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.1% 6.4% 15.8% 34% 3.7%
Male 8.4% 5.3% 16.7% 35.5% 9.8%
Female 9.8% 7.5% 15% 32.6% -2.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1003 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 997, in schedule caste is 1025 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 899 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 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 111 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Renigunta

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 21 -15 -21 -111
2011 1003 997 1025 1000 899
2001 991 976 1040 1021 1010

Literacy

Total about 20 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and 9238 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Renigunta is 85%. 91% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Renigunta

Total Male Female
Change 0.0% -0.8% 0.9%
2011 84.9% 91% 78.9%
2001 84.9% 91.8% 78%

Workers profile

Renigunta has 34% (8877) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 14% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Renigunta

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.1% 28.6% 5.5% 65.9%
Male 54.3% 46.6% 7.7% 45.7%
Female 14% 10.7% 3.4% 86%