Anantapur Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 2.7 lakh is Anantapur district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Anantapur district of the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Anantapur municipal corporation and out growth is 16 km2. Population density of the city is 16340 persons per km2. There are 29 wards in the city, among them Anantapur Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of about 36 thousand and Anantapur Ward No 24 is the least populous ward with population of 1445.

Nearest railway station is Anantapur which is within the city. Anantapur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Anantapur. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the city and is 354 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 579.08 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 20.15°C.

The city is divided into 3 parts, the parts are - Anantapur (Part 1) and Anantapur (Part 2) Municipal Corporation and Out Growths and Anantapur Municipal Corporation.


The city is home to about 2.7 lakh people, among them about 1.3 lakh (50%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Anantapur municipal corporation and out growth is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 65 thousand households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Anantapur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 267,161 267,161 18,338 7,748 25,547
Male 133,919 120,754 9,153 4,012 13,446
Female 133,242 120,321 9,185 3,736 12,101

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 21% 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 997 in Muslims are 983 and in Christians are 1048.

Religion wise population 2011 - Anantapur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 267,161 206,134 55,352 3,784 272 36 513 16 1,054
Male 133,919 103,211 27,915 1,848 159 21 282 7 476
Female 133,242 102,923 27,437 1,936 113 15 231 9 578

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 995 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 1003 and in schedule tribe is 931. There are 900 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 2 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 91 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Anantapur is 81%. 88% of male and 75% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Anantapur has 35% (about 94 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 17% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Anantapur

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 35.3% 32.7% 2.6% 64.7%
Male 53.7% 51% 2.7% 46.3%
Female 16.8% 14.4% 2.4% 83.2%