Gangapur Village, with population of 4389 is Jadcherla sub district's the 4th most populous village, located in Jadcherla sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Gangapur village is 25 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 178 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mahbubnagar and distance from Gangapur village to Mahbubnagar is 23 km. The village comes under Gangapur panchayat. Jadcherla is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 6 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 23 km away.


The village is home to 4389 people, among them 2224 (51%) are male and 2165 (49%) are female. 74% of the whole population are from general caste, 18% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gangapur village is 12%, among them 49% are boys and 51% are girls. There are 1002 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 1.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4338. Female population growth rate of the village is 0.7% which is -1% lower than male population growth rate of 1.7%. General caste population has decreased by -2.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 43.7% and child population has decreased by -27.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 973 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 961, in schedule caste is 1077 and in schedule tribe is 878. There are 1039 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 11 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 72 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 2128 people in the village are literate, among them 1292 are male and 836 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gangapur is 55%. 66% of male and 44% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 13%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 15%.

Workers profile

Gangapur has 54% (2352) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 50% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 44% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.