Gadwal Mandal, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Mahbubnagar district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Mahbubnagar district of the state Telangana in India. There are 18 villages in the sub district, among them Pudur is the most populous village with population of about 11 thousand and Basapur is the least populous village with population of 347. Pudur is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 57 km2 and Yenkampeta is the smallest with 4 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 58 thousand (51%) are male and about 56 thousand (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gadwal mandal is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 25 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 55% (about 63 thousand) live in Gadwal Sub District urban part and 45% (about 51 thousand) population live in the Gadwal Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gadwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 114,390 98,178 15,014 1,198 14,526
Male 58,025 49,720 7,638 667 7,441
Female 56,365 48,458 7,376 531 7,085

Most populated Villages and Cities in Gadwal

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Pudur 10699 Gadwal 63177
Anantapur 5284 Gadwal 57569
Gadwal (R) 4841
Jammiched 4235
Atmakur 4103
Gonpad 2469
Beerole 2463
Paramala 2406
Mulkalapalle 2366
Rekulapalle 2021

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 15% 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 975 in Muslims are 949 and in Christians are 1018.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gadwal

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 114,390 95,499 17,703 676 30 23 20 8 431
Male 58,025 48,354 9,084 335 11 15 9 6 211
Female 56,365 47,145 8,619 341 19 8 11 2 220

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 18.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 96 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 19.4% which is 1.4% higher than male population growth rate of 18%. General caste population has increased by 16.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 30.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 42.3% and child population has increased by 1.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18.7% 16.8% 30.9% 42.3% 1.8%
Male 18% 16.2% 28.5% 44.4% 3.7%
Female 19.4% 17.4% 33.6% 39.7% -0.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 971 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 975, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 796. There are 952 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 decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total General SC ST Child
Change 12 10 37 -27 -37
2011 971 975 966 796 952
2001 959 965 929 823 989

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Gadwal

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Atmakur 1023 Gadwal 980
Mulkalapalle 1019 Gadwal 978
Sangala 1016
Kothapalle 999
Basapur 994
Jammiched 980
Jilladabanda 978
Gonpad 975
Gadwal (R) 972
Kakulavaram 971

Literacy

Total about 60 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 35 thousand are male and about 25 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gadwal is 60%. 69% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 10%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 13%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gadwal

Total Male Female
Change 10.5% 8.4% 13.0%
2011 60.2% 68.9% 51.3%
2001 49.7% 60.5% 38.3%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Gadwal

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Gurramgadda 55 Gadwal 72
Sangala 54 Gadwal 71
Yenkampeta 54
Gadwal (R) 49
Anantapur 49
Mellacheruvu 49
Paramala 48
Pudur 47
Beerole 45
Mulkalapalle 45

Workers profile

Gadwal has 46% (about 53 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 38% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 33% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gadwal

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.5% 41.8% 4.7% 53.5%
Male 54.5% 50.8% 3.8% 45.5%
Female 38.1% 32.5% 5.6% 61.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Gadwal

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Pudur 57 Gadwal 6.1
Gadwal (R) 33.7 Gadwal 6.1
Beerole 18.6
Atmakur 18.5
Paramala 16.7
Mulkalapalle 14.9
Jammiched 14
Anantapur 14
Rekulapalle 13
Gurramgadda 10.6