Rakonda Village, with population of 1520 is Dhanwada sub district's the 6th least populous village, located in Dhanwada sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Rakonda village is 10 km2 and it is the 8th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 158 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Mahbubnagar and distance from Rakonda village to Mahbubnagar is 27 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Rakonda village is 509409. The village comes under Rakonda panchayat. Dhanwada is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 20 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 27 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 1520 people, among them 766 (50%) are male and 754 (50%) are female. 66% of the whole population are from general caste, 34% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rakonda village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 327 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has decreased by -3.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1572. Female population growth rate of the village is -3.7% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of -2.9%. General caste population has decreased by -3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -2.5%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -53.3% and child population has decreased by -16% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 996, in schedule caste is 966 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 980 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 61 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 719 people in the village are literate, among them 427 are male and 292 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rakonda is 54%. 64% of male and 45% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Workers profile

Rakonda has 59% (896) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 56% female population are working population. 57% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 52% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.