Nalgonda District Urban Part, with population of about 4 lakh is Telangana's the 8th most urban populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Nalgonda district urban part is 379 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1045 persons per km2. There are 9 sub districts in the district, among them Nalgonda Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 1.5 lakh and Chandur Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 11 thousand.

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

Demographics

The district is home to about 4 lakh people, among them about 2 lakh (50%) are male and about 2 lakh (50%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nalgonda district urban part is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 96 thousand households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Nalgonda district urban part is 1045 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nalgonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 396,507 328,558 51,912 16,037 41,453
Male 199,132 165,478 25,106 8,548 21,360
Female 197,375 163,080 26,806 7,489 20,093

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Muslims which contribute 14% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 989 in Muslims are 986 and in Christians are 1117.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nalgonda

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 396,507 330,864 57,419 6,274 198 35 21 14 1,682
Male 199,132 166,330 28,911 2,964 93 20 9 5 800
Female 197,375 164,534 28,508 3,310 105 15 12 9 882

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -6.1% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of -10.5%. General caste population has decreased by -10.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 4.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1.7% and child population has decreased by -23.6% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nalgonda

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -8.4% -10.5% 4.3% 1.7% -23.6%
Male -10.5% -12% -1.1% -7.2% -23%
Female -6.1% -9% 9.8% 14.2% -24.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 988 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 985, in schedule caste is 1039 and in schedule tribe is 864. There are 942 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 44 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nalgonda

Total General SC ST Child
Change 44 32 77 152 -13
2011 988 985 1039 864 942
2001 944 953 962 712 955

Literacy

Total about 2.9 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 1.6 lakh are male and about 1.3 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nalgonda is 82%. 89% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nalgonda

Total Male Female
Change 1.4% 0.4% 2.9%
2011 81.6% 89% 74.2%
2001 80.2% 88.6% 71.3%

Workers profile

Nalgonda has 37% (about 1.5 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 22% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 17% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nalgonda

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.2% 32.4% 4.8% 62.8%
Male 52.3% 48.2% 4.1% 47.7%
Female 22.1% 16.5% 5.5% 77.9%