Salkarpet Village, with population of 2233 is Bijinapalle sub district's the 13th least populous village, located in Bijinapalle sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Salkarpet village is 9 km2 and it is the 11th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 238 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Wanaparthy and distance from Salkarpet village to Wanaparthy is 30 km. Pin code of Salkarpet village is 509203. The village comes under Salkarpet panchayat. Bijinapalle is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 11 km. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 45 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 2233 people, among them 1102 (49%) are male and 1131 (51%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Salkarpet village is 16%, among them 42% are boys and 58% are girls. There are 490 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 12.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1979. Female population growth rate of the village is 13.9% which is 2.1% higher than male population growth rate of 11.8%. General caste population has increased by 9.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.6% and child population has increased by 0.6% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1026 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1118 and in schedule tribe is 1017. There are 1387 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 19 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 364 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Literacy

Total 748 people in the village are literate, among them 470 are male and 278 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Salkarpet is 40%. 49% of male and 30% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 22%. Male literacy has gone up by 24% and female literacy rate has gone up by 18%.

Workers profile

Salkarpet has 56% (1247) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 54% female population are working population. 58% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 53% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.