Mahbubnagar District, with population of about 26.6 lakh is Telangana's the 2nd most populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Mahbubnagar district is about 18 thousand km2 and it is the biggest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 145 persons per km2. There are 41 sub districts in the district, among them Mahbubnagar is the most populous sub district with population of about 2.5 lakh and Uppununthala is the least populous sub district with population of about 34 thousand.

There are 4 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Mahbubnagar and Gadwal Municipality and Out Growths Mahbubnagar and Gadwal Municipalities.

Demographics

The district is home to about 26.6 lakh people, among them about 13.4 lakh (50%) are male and about 13.2 lakh (50%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 17% are from schedule caste and 9% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Mahbubnagar district is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 5.6 lakh households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 84% (about 22.4 lakh) live in Mahbubnagar District rural part and 16% (about 4.3 lakh) population live in the Mahbubnagar District urban part. Rural population density of Mahbubnagar district is 123 and urban population density is 1549 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,663,909 1,973,825 445,230 244,854 350,362
Male 1,343,683 995,462 222,823 125,398 181,503
Female 1,320,226 978,363 222,407 119,456 168,859

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Mahbubnagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Mahbubnagar 249091 Ieej 27921 Mahbubnagar 190400
Gadwal 114390 Amangal 23882 Mahbubnagar 157733
Farooqnagar 112633 Kosgi 21215 Gadwal 63177
Jadcherla 102766 Makthal 19438 Gadwal 57569
Narayanpet 97838 Nandigam 14996 Farooqnagar 45675
Ieej 85303 Lingal 14497 Narayanpet 41752
Bijinapalle 72647 Kodangal 14294 Badepalle 32598
Makthal 72028 Utkoor 12562 Jadcherla 17958
Maddur 67395 Marikal 12010 Yenugonda 10611
Koilkonda 66721 Kadthal 11663 Kothur 10519

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 90% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 9% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 982 in Muslims are 978.

Religion wise population 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,663,909 2,387,960 245,059 16,053 529 176 263 151 13,718
Male 1,343,683 1,204,565 123,879 7,899 280 90 119 68 6,783
Female 1,320,226 1,183,395 121,180 8,154 249 86 144 83 6,935

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -24.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 35.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -23.8% which is 0.8% higher than male population growth rate of -24.6%. General caste population has decreased by -25.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -25.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -12.1% and child population has decreased by -36% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -24.2% -25.1% -25.9% -12.1% -36%
Male -24.6% -25.4% -26.9% -12.4% -35.3%
Female -23.8% -24.7% -24.9% -11.9% -36.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 978 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 978, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 953. There are 926 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 6 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 26 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total General SC ST Child
Change 6 4 21 6 -26
2011 978 978 994 953 926
2001 972 974 973 947 952

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Mahbubnagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Chinnachintakunta 1028 Chintaboinpalle 4281 Chinnachintakunta 1087
Kodangal 1022 Ekrajguda 1600 Narayanpet 1017
Dhanwada 1018 Suryaraoguda 1364 Boyapalle 1005
Narva 1015 Chukkammet 1344 Badepalle 996
Kosgi 1012 Chedughattu 1236 Mahbubnagar 992
Maganoor 1011 Thalankeri 1183 Yenugonda 990
Utkoor 1008 Midjil 1178 Gadwal 980
Bomraspet 1008 Marikal 1162 Mahbubnagar 980
Maddur 1007 Malleboinpalle 1131 Gadwal 978
Doulathabad 1007 Wadicherla 1126 Jadcherla 977

Literacy

Total about 12.8 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 7.6 lakh are male and about 5.2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Mahbubnagar is 55%. 66% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Mahbubnagar

Total Male Female
Change 11.1% 9.0% 13.4%
2011 55.5% 65.6% 45.3%
2001 44.4% 56.6% 31.9%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Mahbubnagar

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Mahbubnagar 78 Chintaboinpalle 86 Mahbubnagar 84
Farooqnagar 67 Ekrajguda 82 Mahbubnagar 83
Jadcherla 66 Thimmapur 75 Farooqnagar 81
Kothur 62 Shankarayapalle 75 Yenugonda 81
Gadwal 60 Adivikhanapur 74 Badepalle 80
Midjil 57 Allisabguda 71 Kothur 77
Keshampet 57 Chattanpalle 70 Jadcherla 75
Narayanpet 57 Makthal 69 Narayanpet 72
Amangal 57 Koilkonda 69 Gadwal 72
Bhoothpur 55 Lingamdana 68 Gadwal 71

Workers profile

Mahbubnagar has 51% (about 13.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 46% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 37% of total female population are main and 9% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Mahbubnagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.8% 43.6% 7.2% 49.2%
Male 55.6% 49.8% 5.8% 44.4%
Female 46% 37.4% 8.6% 54%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Mahbubnagar

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Lingal 65.9 Mahbubnagar 51.4
Amangal 64.8 Mahbubnagar 51.4
Pudur 57 Jadcherla 15.8
Ieej 53.3 Yenugonda 15.2
Irwin 46.1 Farooqnagar 13.6
Nandigam 41.3 Boyapalle 13.5
Madgul 39.8 Narayanpet 11.9
Penmilla 37.7 Badepalle 10.3
Kistapur 37.2 Kothur 9.4
Rudraram 36.5 Chinnachintakunta 6.5