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

Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh has total population of 3,397,448 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,714,764 are males while 1,682,684 are females. In 2011 there were total 860,463 families residing in Prakasam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Prakasam district is 981.

Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.6% people lives in Urban areas while 80.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.4% while that in the rural areas is 59.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Prakasam district is 1,001 while that of Rural areas is 977.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Prakasam district is 378261 which is 11% of the total population. There are 195753 male children and 182508 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Prakasam is 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (981) of Prakasam district.

The total literacy rate of Prakasam district is 63.08%. The male literacy rate is 64.6% and the female literacy rate is 47.35% in Prakasam district.

Population
3,397,448
Literacy
63.08%
Sex Ratio
981

To facilitate the administration, Prakasam district is further divided into 56 Mandals (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Mandals consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Prakasam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 378,261 195,753 182,508
Literacy 63.08% 64.6% 47.35%
Scheduled Caste 787,861 397,242 390,619
Scheduled Tribe 151,145 76,677 74,468
Illiterate 1,493,013 607,078 885,935

Caste-wise Population - Prakasam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.4% of total population in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 787,861 397,242 390,619
Schedule Tribe 151,145 76,677 74,468

Religion-wise Population - Prakasam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,150,195 (92.72%) 1,591,093 1,559,102
Muslim 220,654 (6.49%) 110,638 110,016
Christian 18,775 (0.55%) 9,127 9,648
Sikh 266 (0.01%) 145 121
Buddhist 97 (0%) 54 43
Jain 204 (0.01%) 100 104
Other Religion 206 (0.01%) 106 100
No Religion Specified 7,051 (0.21%) 3,501 3,550

Literacy Rate - Prakasam district

The total literacy rate of Prakasam district was 63.08% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.02% of Andhra Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,904,435 literates, males were 1,107,686 while females were 796,749. Also the male literacy rate was 72.92% and the female literacy rate was 53.11% in Prakasam district.

  Prakasam district Andhra Pradesh
Female 53.11% 59.15%
Male 72.92% 74.88%
Total 63.08% 67.02%

Sex Ratio - Prakasam district

The Sex Ratio of Prakasam district is 981 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 981 females in Prakasam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 981 ) of Prakasam district.


Population Density - Prakasam district

The total area of Prakasam district is 17,626 km2. Thus the density of Prakasam district is 193 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 269 sq. km. area is under urban region while 17,357 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Prakasam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Prakasam, 19.56% people lived in urban regions while 80.44% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 664,582 out of which 332,123 were males while remaining 332,459 were females. In rural areas of Prakasam, male population was 1,382,641 while female population was 1,350,225.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Prakasam was 1,001 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Prakasam was 945 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Prakasam were 67,187 which is 10.11% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Prakasam was 977 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Prakasam was 930 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Prakasam for urban regions was 78.43 percent in which males were 85.73% literate while female literacy stood at 71.18%. The total literate population of Prakasam was 1,904,435. Similarly in rural areas of Prakasam, the average literacy rate was 59.29 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.8% and 48.6% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Prakasam were 1,435,913.

Rural Urban
Population % 80.44% 19.56%
Total population 2,732,866 664,582
Male population 1,382,641 332,123
Female population 1,350,225 332,459
Sex ratio 977 1,001
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 930 945
Child population 311,074 67,187
Literates 1,435,913 468,522
Average literacy 59.29% 78.43%
Male literacy 69.8% 85.73%
Female literacy 48.6% 71.18%

Child Population - Prakasam district

According to Census 2011, there were 378,261 children between age 0 to 6 years in Prakasam district. Out of which 195,753 were male while 182,508 were female.


Working Population - Prakasam district

In Prakasam district out of total population, 1,700,567 were engaged in work activities. 86.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,700,567 workers engaged in Main Work, 264,818 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 721,512 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,463,508 908,090 555,418
Cultivators 264,818 189,321 75,497
Agriculture Labourer 721,512 347,300 374,212
Household Industries 36,286 20,408 15,878
Other Workers 440,892 351,061 89,831
Marginal Workers 237,059 83,752 153,307
Non Working 1,696,881 722,922 973,959

Prakasam district Map


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