Lingal Village, with population of about 14 thousand is Lingal sub district's the most populous village, located in Lingal sub district of Mahbubnagar district in the state Telangana in India. Total geographical area of Lingal village is 66 km2 and it is the biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 220 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Wanaparthy and distance from Lingal village to Wanaparthy is 59 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Lingal village is 509401. The village comes under Lingal panchayat. Lingal is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Mahbubnagar which is 86 km away. 47.66 square kilometer (72%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 7534 (52%) are male and 6963 (48%) are female. 42% of the whole population are from general caste, 9% are from schedule caste and 48% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lingal village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3181 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 15.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 20.5% which is 8.8% higher than male population growth rate of 11.7%. General caste population has increased by 11.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 18.2% and child population has decreased by -5.7% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 924 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 965, in schedule caste is 508 and in schedule tribe is 995. There are 868 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 68 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 59 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 6798 people in the village are literate, among them 4207 are male and 2591 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lingal is 54%. 65% of male and 43% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 9% and female literacy rate has gone up by 14%.

Workers profile

Lingal has 52% (7517) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 53% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 34% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.