Khammam District Urban Part, with population of about 3.2 lakh is Telangana's the 11th most urban populous district, located in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Khammam district urban part is 211 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest urban district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 1499 persons per km2. There are 4 sub districts in the district, among them Khammam (Urban) Urban is the most populous sub district with urban population of about 2.5 lakh and Khammam (Rural) Urban is the least populous sub district with urban population of about 12 thousand.

There are 2 cities in the district which comes under the district administration, those are - Khammam Municipality and Out Growth; and Khammam Municipality.

Demographics

The district is home to about 3.2 lakh people, among them about 1.6 lakh (49%) are male and about 1.6 lakh (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 Khammam district urban part is 10%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 83 thousand households in the district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Urban population density of Khammam district urban part is 1499 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khammam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 316,828 261,835 39,180 15,813 31,224
Male 156,624 130,268 18,963 7,393 16,108
Female 160,204 131,567 20,217 8,420 15,116

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 84% 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 1026 in Muslims are 998 and in Christians are 1045.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khammam

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 316,828 266,688 43,363 5,526 157 25 63 46 960
Male 156,624 131,614 21,699 2,702 83 14 33 21 458
Female 160,204 135,074 21,664 2,824 74 11 30 25 502

Growth of population

Population of the district has decreased by -38% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 5.1 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is -36.6% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of -39.4%. General caste population has decreased by -34.1%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -46%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -61.3% and child population has decreased by -47.9% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khammam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -38% -34.1% -46% -61.3% -47.9%
Male -39.4% -35.3% -48% -63.8% -47.4%
Female -36.6% -32.9% -43.9% -58.8% -48.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1023 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1008, in schedule caste is 1061 and in schedule tribe is 1099. There are 947 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 45 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 11 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khammam

Total General SC ST Child
Change 45 35 71 98 -11
2011 1023 1008 1061 1099 947
2001 978 973 990 1001 958

Literacy

Total about 2.4 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 1.2 lakh are male and about 1.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khammam is 83%. 89% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khammam

Total Male Female
Change 5.8% 3.7% 8.2%
2011 83.4% 88.8% 78.1%
2001 77.6% 85.1% 69.9%

Workers profile

Khammam has 37% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 20% female population are working population. 50% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khammam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.5% 32.3% 4.2% 63.5%
Male 54% 49.9% 4.1% 46%
Female 19.5% 15.2% 4.3% 80.5%