Anantapur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Andhra Pradesh) - Census 2011

Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh has total population of 4,081,148 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,064,495 are males while 2,016,653 are females. In 2011 there were total 968,160 families residing in Anantapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Anantapur district is 977.

Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28.1% people lives in Urban areas while 71.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.7% while that in the rural areas is 59.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Anantapur district is 991 while that of Rural areas is 971.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Anantapur district is 445956 which is 11% of the total population. There are 231369 male children and 214587 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Anantapur is 927 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (977) of Anantapur district.

The total literacy rate of Anantapur district is 63.57%. The male literacy rate is 64.83% and the female literacy rate is 48.22% in Anantapur district.

Population
4,081,148
Literacy
63.57%
Sex Ratio
977

To facilitate the administration, Anantapur district is further divided into 63 Mandals (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Mandals consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Anantapur Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Anantapur district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 445,956 231,369 214,587
Literacy 63.57% 64.83% 48.22%
Scheduled Caste 583,135 292,379 290,756
Scheduled Tribe 154,127 78,573 75,554
Illiterate 1,770,188 726,021 1,044,167

Caste-wise Population - Anantapur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.8% of total population in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 583,135 292,379 290,756
Schedule Tribe 154,127 78,573 75,554

Religion-wise Population - Anantapur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,599,372 (88.2%) 1,822,690 1,776,682
Muslim 443,456 (10.87%) 222,934 220,522
Christian 20,463 (0.5%) 9,918 10,545
Sikh 932 (0.02%) 512 420
Buddhist 341 (0.01%) 177 164
Jain 1,417 (0.03%) 762 655
Other Religion 309 (0.01%) 150 159
No Religion Specified 14,858 (0.36%) 7,352 7,506

Literacy Rate - Anantapur district

The total literacy rate of Anantapur district was 63.57% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.02% of Andhra Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,310,960 literates, males were 1,338,474 while females were 972,486. Also the male literacy rate was 73.02% and the female literacy rate was 53.97% in Anantapur district.

  Anantapur district Andhra Pradesh
Female 53.97% 59.15%
Male 73.02% 74.88%
Total 63.57% 67.02%

Sex Ratio - Anantapur district

The Sex Ratio of Anantapur district is 977 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 977 females in Anantapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 927 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 977 ) of Anantapur district.


Population Density - Anantapur district

The total area of Anantapur district is 19,130 km2. Thus the density of Anantapur district is 213 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 377 sq. km. area is under urban region while 18,753 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Anantapur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Anantapur, 28.07% people lived in urban regions while 71.93% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,145,711 out of which 575,338 were males while remaining 570,373 were females. In rural areas of Anantapur, male population was 1,489,157 while female population was 1,446,280.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Anantapur was 991 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Anantapur was 926 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Anantapur were 122,072 which is 10.65% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Anantapur was 971 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Anantapur was 928 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Anantapur for urban regions was 74.69 percent in which males were 82.32% literate while female literacy stood at 67.06%. The total literate population of Anantapur was 2,310,960. Similarly in rural areas of Anantapur, the average literacy rate was 59.21 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.41% and 48.77% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Anantapur were 1,546,394.

Rural Urban
Population % 71.93% 28.07%
Total population 2,935,437 1,145,711
Male population 1,489,157 575,338
Female population 1,446,280 570,373
Sex ratio 971 991
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 928 926
Child population 323,884 122,072
Literates 1,546,394 764,566
Average literacy 59.21% 74.69%
Male literacy 69.41% 82.32%
Female literacy 48.77% 67.06%

Child Population - Anantapur district

According to Census 2011, there were 445,956 children between age 0 to 6 years in Anantapur district. Out of which 231,369 were male while 214,587 were female.


Working Population - Anantapur district

In Anantapur district out of total population, 2,036,166 were engaged in work activities. 82.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,036,166 workers engaged in Main Work, 377,298 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 653,162 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,679,655 1,065,582 614,073
Cultivators 377,298 264,394 112,904
Agriculture Labourer 653,162 314,818 338,344
Household Industries 87,104 54,868 32,236
Other Workers 562,091 431,502 130,589
Marginal Workers 356,511 142,962 213,549
Non Working 2,044,982 855,951 1,189,031

Anantapur district Map


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