Srikalahasti Municipality, with population of about 80 thousand is Srikalahasti sub district's only municipality located in Srikalahasti sub district of Chittoor district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Srikalahasti municipality is 13 km2. Population density of the city is 6196 persons per km2. There are 17 wards in the city, among them Srikalahasti Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of about 13 thousand and Srikalahasti Ward No 11 is the least populous ward with population of 1593.

Nearest railway station is Srikalahasthi which is within the city. Srikalahasti is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Chittoor which is 108 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 700 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1378.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 24°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 80 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (49%) are male and about 41 thousand (51%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Srikalahasti municipality is 10%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 20 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 80,056 66,440 9,528 4,088 8,224
Male 38,995 32,722 4,455 1,818 4,227
Female 41,061 33,718 5,073 2,270 3,997

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1055 in Muslims are 1041 and in Christians are 1038.

Religion wise population 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 80,056 68,352 10,513 815 21 4 185 2 164
Male 38,995 33,259 5,151 400 12 2 93 0 78
Female 41,061 35,093 5,362 415 9 2 92 2 86

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 13% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 71 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 16.5% which is 7% higher than male population growth rate of 9.5%. General caste population has increased by 11%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 29.6% and child population has decreased by -5.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13% 11% 21.3% 29.6% -5.1%
Male 9.5% 8.6% 13.9% 16.5% -3.4%
Female 16.5% 13.5% 28.7% 42.5% -6.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1053 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1030, in schedule caste is 1139 and in schedule tribe is 1249. There are 946 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 63 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 33 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total General SC ST Child
Change 63 44 131 229 -33
2011 1053 1030 1139 1249 946
2001 990 986 1008 1020 979

Literacy

Total about 57 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 27 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Srikalahasti is 79%. 85% of male and 73% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Srikalahasti

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 0.8% 6.6%
2011 78.7% 85.2% 72.6%
2001 75.2% 84.4% 66%

Workers profile

Srikalahasti has 35% (about 28 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 15% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Srikalahasti

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.9% 27.1% 7.8% 65.1%
Male 55.7% 44.8% 10.9% 44.3%
Female 15.1% 10.2% 4.9% 84.9%