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

Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh has total population of 4,290,589 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,138,910 are males while 2,151,679 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,097,042 families residing in Visakhapatnam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Visakhapatnam district is 1,006.

Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 47.5% people lives in Urban areas while 52.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.2% while that in the rural areas is 53.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Visakhapatnam district is 985 while that of Rural areas is 1,025.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Visakhapatnam district is 452213 which is 11% of the total population. There are 230630 male children and 221583 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Visakhapatnam is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,006) of Visakhapatnam district.

The total literacy rate of Visakhapatnam district is 66.91%. The male literacy rate is 66.52% and the female literacy rate is 53.23% in Visakhapatnam district.

Population
4,290,589
Literacy
66.91%
Sex Ratio
1,006

To facilitate the administration, Visakhapatnam district is further divided into 43 Mandals (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Mandals consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Visakhapatnam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 452,213 230,630 221,583
Literacy 66.91% 66.52% 53.23%
Scheduled Caste 329,486 162,873 166,613
Scheduled Tribe 618,500 302,905 315,595
Illiterate 1,722,340 716,032 1,006,308

Caste-wise Population - Visakhapatnam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.4% of total population in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 329,486 162,873 166,613
Schedule Tribe 618,500 302,905 315,595

Religion-wise Population - Visakhapatnam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,105,320 (95.68%) 2,047,096 2,058,224
Muslim 86,330 (2.01%) 43,710 42,620
Christian 77,607 (1.81%) 37,374 40,233
Sikh 2,301 (0.05%) 1,288 1,013
Buddhist 850 (0.02%) 436 414
Jain 2,316 (0.05%) 1,154 1,162
Other Religion 286 (0.01%) 141 145
No Religion Specified 15,579 (0.36%) 7,711 7,868

Literacy Rate - Visakhapatnam district

The total literacy rate of Visakhapatnam district was 66.91% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.02% of Andhra Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,568,249 literates, males were 1,422,878 while females were 1,145,371. Also the male literacy rate was 74.56% and the female literacy rate was 59.34% in Visakhapatnam district.

  Visakhapatnam district Andhra Pradesh
Female 59.34% 59.15%
Male 74.56% 74.88%
Total 66.91% 67.02%

Sex Ratio - Visakhapatnam district

The Sex Ratio of Visakhapatnam district is 1,006 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,006 females in Visakhapatnam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,006 ) of Visakhapatnam district.


Population Density - Visakhapatnam district

The total area of Visakhapatnam district is 11,161 km2. Thus the density of Visakhapatnam district is 384 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 632 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,529 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Visakhapatnam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Visakhapatnam, 47.45% people lived in urban regions while 52.55% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,035,922 out of which 1,025,676 were males while remaining 1,010,246 were females. In rural areas of Visakhapatnam, male population was 1,113,234 while female population was 1,141,433.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Visakhapatnam was 985 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Visakhapatnam was 946 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Visakhapatnam were 193,946 which is 9.53% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Visakhapatnam was 1,025 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Visakhapatnam was 972 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Visakhapatnam for urban regions was 81.22 percent in which males were 86.88% literate while female literacy stood at 75.51%. The total literate population of Visakhapatnam was 2,568,249. Similarly in rural areas of Visakhapatnam, the average literacy rate was 53.71 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 62.96% and 44.74% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Visakhapatnam were 1,072,167.

Rural Urban
Population % 52.55% 47.45%
Total population 2,254,667 2,035,922
Male population 1,113,234 1,025,676
Female population 1,141,433 1,010,246
Sex ratio 1,025 985
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 972 946
Child population 258,267 193,946
Literates 1,072,167 1,496,082
Average literacy 53.71% 81.22%
Male literacy 62.96% 86.88%
Female literacy 44.74% 75.51%

Child Population - Visakhapatnam district

According to Census 2011, there were 452,213 children between age 0 to 6 years in Visakhapatnam district. Out of which 230,630 were male while 221,583 were female.


Working Population - Visakhapatnam district

In Visakhapatnam district out of total population, 1,889,879 were engaged in work activities. 78.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,889,879 workers engaged in Main Work, 284,760 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 376,573 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,481,139 1,049,748 431,391
Cultivators 284,760 181,912 102,848
Agriculture Labourer 376,573 211,094 165,479
Household Industries 37,713 23,904 13,809
Other Workers 782,093 632,838 149,255
Marginal Workers 408,740 189,316 219,424
Non Working 2,400,710 899,846 1,500,864

Visakhapatnam district Map


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