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

Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh has total population of 4,887,813 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,440,521 are males while 2,447,292 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,296,609 families residing in Guntur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Guntur district is 1,003.

Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 33.8% people lives in Urban areas while 66.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78% while that in the rural areas is 61.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Guntur district is 1,018 while that of Rural areas is 995.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Guntur district is 495729 which is 10% of the total population. There are 254833 male children and 240896 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Guntur is 945 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,003) of Guntur district.

The total literacy rate of Guntur district is 67.4%. The male literacy rate is 66.98% and the female literacy rate is 54.17% in Guntur district.

Population
4,887,813
Literacy
67.4%
Sex Ratio
1,003

To facilitate the administration, Guntur district is further divided into 57 Mandals (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Mandals consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Guntur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 495,729 254,833 240,896
Literacy 67.4% 66.98% 54.17%
Scheduled Caste 957,407 476,333 481,074
Scheduled Tribe 247,089 125,105 121,984
Illiterate 1,927,372 805,795 1,121,577

Caste-wise Population - Guntur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.1% of total population in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 957,407 476,333 481,074
Schedule Tribe 247,089 125,105 121,984

Religion-wise Population - Guntur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,217,597 (86.29%) 2,107,089 2,110,508
Muslim 559,770 (11.45%) 279,693 280,077
Christian 89,763 (1.84%) 43,496 46,267
Sikh 764 (0.02%) 428 336
Buddhist 323 (0.01%) 199 124
Jain 3,282 (0.07%) 1,707 1,575
Other Religion 332 (0.01%) 168 164
No Religion Specified 15,982 (0.33%) 7,741 8,241

Literacy Rate - Guntur district

The total literacy rate of Guntur district was 67.4% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.02% of Andhra Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,960,441 literates, males were 1,634,726 while females were 1,325,715. Also the male literacy rate was 74.79% and the female literacy rate was 60.09% in Guntur district.

  Guntur district Andhra Pradesh
Female 60.09% 59.15%
Male 74.79% 74.88%
Total 67.4% 67.02%

Sex Ratio - Guntur district

The Sex Ratio of Guntur district is 1,003 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,003 females in Guntur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 945 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,003 ) of Guntur district.


Population Density - Guntur district

The total area of Guntur district is 11,391 km2. Thus the density of Guntur district is 429 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 315 sq. km. area is under urban region while 11,076 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Guntur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Guntur, 33.81% people lived in urban regions while 66.19% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,652,738 out of which 819,030 were males while remaining 833,708 were females. In rural areas of Guntur, male population was 1,621,491 while female population was 1,613,584.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Guntur was 1,018 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Guntur was 947 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Guntur were 162,968 which is 9.86% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Guntur was 995 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Guntur was 945 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Guntur for urban regions was 78.03 percent in which males were 83.97% literate while female literacy stood at 72.25%. The total literate population of Guntur was 2,960,441. Similarly in rural areas of Guntur, the average literacy rate was 61.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.14% and 53.77% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Guntur were 1,797,934.

Rural Urban
Population % 66.19% 33.81%
Total population 3,235,075 1,652,738
Male population 1,621,491 819,030
Female population 1,613,584 833,708
Sex ratio 995 1,018
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 945 947
Child population 332,761 162,968
Literates 1,797,934 1,162,507
Average literacy 61.95% 78.03%
Male literacy 70.14% 83.97%
Female literacy 53.77% 72.25%

Child Population - Guntur district

According to Census 2011, there were 495,729 children between age 0 to 6 years in Guntur district. Out of which 254,833 were male while 240,896 were female.


Working Population - Guntur district

In Guntur district out of total population, 2,381,624 were engaged in work activities. 88.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,381,624 workers engaged in Main Work, 289,829 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,035,569 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,106,326 1,334,831 771,495
Cultivators 289,829 210,843 78,986
Agriculture Labourer 1,035,569 508,448 527,121
Household Industries 40,093 25,565 14,528
Other Workers 740,835 589,975 150,860
Marginal Workers 275,298 107,539 167,759
Non Working 2,506,189 998,151 1,508,038

Guntur district Map


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