Kalwakurthy Mandal, with population of about 64 thousand is Nagarkurnool district's the 4th most populous sub district, located in Nagarkurnool district of the state Telangana in India. There are 17 villages in the sub district, among them Tharnikal is the most populous village with population of 4277 and Bekkara is the least populous village with population of 563. Yellikal is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 33 km2 and Bekkara is the smallest with 3 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Kalwakurthy Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 64 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (51%) are male and about 31 thousand (49%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 7% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalwakurthy mandal is 12%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 15 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 56% (about 36 thousand) live in Kalwakurthy Sub District rural part and 44% (about 28 thousand) population live in the Kalwakurthy Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 64,095 46,923 12,532 4,640 7,585
Male 32,642 23,773 6,284 2,585 3,835
Female 31,453 23,150 6,248 2,055 3,750

Most populated Villages and Cities in Kalwakurthy

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Tharnikal 4277 Kalwakurthy 28060
Yellikal 4201
Marchal 3956
Panjugul 3279
Raghupathipeta 2374
Jillella 2277
Gundur 2249
Thotapalle 1887
Mukural 1655
Velkatta 1596

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 11% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 962 in Muslims are 980.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 64,095 56,576 6,844 380 5 0 2 7 281
Male 32,642 28,832 3,457 190 1 0 0 5 157
Female 31,453 27,744 3,387 190 4 0 2 2 124

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 10.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 58 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 10.8% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 9.4%. General caste population has increased by 8.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.4%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 35.9% and child population has decreased by -7.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10.1% 8.5% 8.4% 35.9% -7.5%
Male 9.4% 8.2% 4.4% 40.9% -9.3%
Female 10.8% 8.9% 12.7% 30% -5.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 964 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 974, in schedule caste is 994 and in schedule tribe is 795. There are 978 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 12 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 6 73 -67 38
2011 964 974 994 795 978
2001 952 968 921 862 940

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Kalwakurthy

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Kurmidda 1029 Kalwakurthy 960
Suddakal 1017
Mukural 1006
Jillella 996
Lingasanipalle 991
Gundur 987
Vepur 983
Thotapalle 982
Tharnikal 982
Yellikal 963

Literacy

Total about 36 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalwakurthy is 63%. 74% of male and 52% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalwakurthy

Total Male Female
Change 7.0% 5.4% 8.7%
2011 63.1% 73.6% 52.1%
2001 56.1% 68.2% 43.4%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Kalwakurthy

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Jillella 61 Kalwakurthy 76
Marchal 59
Kurmidda 59
Bekkara 58
Gundur 58
Jeedipalle 56
Panjugul 54
Thotapalle 53
Raghupathipeta 53
Yellikal 53

Workers profile

Kalwakurthy has 49% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 43% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 39% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalwakurthy

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 49.3% 46.3% 3.1% 50.7%
Male 55.6% 53.3% 2.3% 44.4%
Female 42.8% 39% 3.9% 57.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Kalwakurthy

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Yellikal 32.9 Kalwakurthy 36.8
Tharnikal 27.5
Panjugul 25.8
Marchal 18.2
Gundur 15
Kurmidda 15
Mukural 14.2
Raghupathipeta 12.6
Thotapalle 12
Lingasanipalle 10.3