Kurnool Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 4.6 lakh is Kurnool district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Kurnool district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kurnool municipal corporation and out growth is 98 km2. Population density of the city is 4685 persons per km2. There are 94 wards in the city, among them Kurnool Ward No 76 is the most populous ward with population of about 32 thousand and Kurnool Ward No 60 is the least populous ward with population of 47.

Nearest railway station is Kurnool which is within the city. Kurnool/kallur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kurnool. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 210 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 702 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.6°C and minimum temperature goes down to 25.27°C.

The city is divided into 4 parts, the parts are - Kurnool (Part 1) and Kurnool (Part 2) Municipal Corporation and Out Growths Kurnool (Part 1) and Kurnool (Part 2) Municipal Corporations.


The city is home to about 4.6 lakh people, among them about 2.3 lakh (50%) are male and about 2.3 lakh (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurnool municipal corporation and out growth is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 1 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kurnool

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 457,633 457,633 75,622 4,963 51,710
Male 228,148 188,948 36,758 2,442 26,783
Female 229,485 188,100 38,864 2,521 24,927

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 67% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 29% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1009 in Muslims are 979 and in Christians are 1122

Religion wise population 2011 - Kurnool

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 457,633 307,508 133,718 11,421 233 46 1,067 115 3,525
Male 228,148 153,099 67,559 5,381 124 26 574 57 1,328
Female 229,485 154,409 66,159 6,040 109 20 493 58 2,197

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1006 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1057 and in schedule tribe is 1032. There are 931 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 3.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.7 lakh are male and about 1.4 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurnool is 76%. 82% of male and 70% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kurnool has 38% (about 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 22% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kurnool

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.7% 32.7% 4.9% 62.3%
Male 53% 48.2% 4.8% 47%
Female 22.5% 17.3% 5.1% 77.5%