Andhra Pradesh Population Census data 2011

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is one of the more highly populated states in India mainly due to the development and its location near the sea coast. The census over the years has seen the state grow by steadily in terms of population. Located in the southern region of the country, the state shares its borders with states like Tamil Nadu, Orissa and Karnataka. The capital of the state is the vibrant city of Hyderabad that has seen the rule of the Nizams for a very long time. Andhra Pradesh has been one of the oldest states in the country and finds mentions in many ancient works of literature. The state has a population of about 84 million according to the Andhra Pradesh Census 2011. The growth rate of the population of Andhra Pradesh is about 11% which is below the national average. The state has grown in terms of its technological infrastructure and is among the major states that houses development in sectors like IT and Telecom.

Spread over an approximate area of 275000 Sq. km. the state has many places of strategic and cultural significance. The state has some of the most important places of religious worship including the world famous deity, Tirupati Balaji. Andhra Pradesh has a population density of 308 which is below the national average and thus the population is spread well over the entire area of the state. According to the Andhra Pradesh Census 2011, the literacy rate in the state is about 67% and is a cause for concern. The literacy rate in the state has gone up in recent years but is still below the national average of about 74%. The sex ratio is way aove the national average at about 990. Andhra Pradesh has some of the important ports in the country and is thus of great importance with regards to trade.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Andhra Pradesh is Hyderabad. The languages spoken in the Andhra Pradesh state includes Telegu, Urdu and English. In total Andhra Pradesh (AP) state comprises 23 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Andhra Pradesh state is AP.

Andhra Pradesh Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Andhra Pradesh has population of 8.46 Crores, an increase from figure of 7.62 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Andhra Pradesh as per 2011 census is 84,580,777 of which male and female are 42,442,146 and 42,138,631 respectively. In 2001, total population was 76,210,007 in which males were 38,527,413 while females were 37,682,594.

Andhra Pradesh Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade was 10.98 percent while in previous decade it was 13.86 percent. The population of Andhra Pradesh forms 6.99 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 7.41 percent.

Andhra Pradesh Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Andhra Pradesh has seen upward trend and is 67.02 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 74.88 percent while female literacy is at 58.68 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Andhra Pradesh stood at 60.47 percent of which male and female were 71.16 percent and 50.29 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Andhra Pradesh stands at 50,556,760 of which males were 28,251,243 and females were 22,305,517.

Andhra Pradesh Density 2011

Total area of Andhra Pradesh is 275,045 sq. km. Density of Andhra Pradesh is 308 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Andhra Pradesh was 277 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Andhra Pradesh Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Andhra Pradesh is 993 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 978 per 1000 males in Andhra Pradesh.

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 8.46 Crores 7.62 Crore
Actual Population 84,580,777 76,210,007
Male 42,442,146 38,527,413
Female 42,138,631 37,682,594
Population Growth 10.98% 13.86%
Percantage of total Population 6.99% 7.41%
Sex Ratio 993 978
Child Sex Ratio 939 896
Density/km2 308 277
Density/mi2 796 718
Area km2 275,045 275,045
Area mi2 106,195 106,196
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 9,142,802 10,171,857
Male Population (0-6 Age) 4,714,950 5,187,321
Female Population (0-6 Age) 4,427,852 4,984,536
Literacy 67.02 % 60.47 %
Male Literacy 74.88 % 71.16 %
Female Literacy 58.68 % 50.29 %
Total Literate 50,556,760 39,934,323
Male Literate 28,251,243 23,444,788
Female Literate 22,305,517 16,489,535

Andhra Pradesh Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Andhra Pradesh, 33.36% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 28,219,075 of which 14,198,905 are males and while remaining 14,020,170 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 33.36 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Andhra Pradesh was 987 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 935 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Andhra Pradesh were 2,990,780. Of total population in urban region, 10.60 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Andhra Pradesh for Urban regions was 80.09 percent in which males were 85.79% literate while female literacy stood at 73.31%. Total literates in urban region of Andhra Pradesh were 20,205,695.

Andhra Pradesh Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Andhra Pradesh state, around 66.64 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 28,243,241 and 28,118,461 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Andhra Pradesh state was 56,361,702. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 66.64%.

In rural regions of Andhra Pradesh state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 996 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 941 girls per 1000 boys. In Andhra Pradesh, 6,152,022 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 10.92 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Andhra Pradesh, literacy rate for males and female stood at 69.38 % and 51.29 %. Average literacy rate in Andhra Pradesh for rural areas was 60.45 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 30,351,065.
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 66.64 % 33.36 %
Total Population 56,361,702 28,219,075
Male Population 28,243,241 14,198,905
Female Population 28,118,461 14,020,170
Population Growth 1.73 % 35.61 %
Sex Ratio 996 987
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 941 935
Child Population (0-6) 6,152,022 2,990,780
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.92 % 10.60 %
Literates 30,351,065 20,205,695
Average Literacy 60.45 % 80.09 %
Male Literacy 69.38 % 85.79 %
Female Literacy 51.29 % 73.31 %

Andhra Pradesh Census 2011 Conclusion

The official census 2011 of Andhra Pradesh has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Andhra Pradesh. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh was also done by officials conducting population census.

Figures of population census 2011 Andhra Pradesh have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.
Large cities of Andhra Pradesh Population Male Female
Hyderabad (Municipal Corporation) 6,809,970 3,500,802 3,309,168
Visakhapatnam (Municipal Corporation) 1,730,320 875,199 855,121
Vijayawada (Municipal Corporation) 1,048,240 524,918 523,322

Large Urban Agglomeration of Andhra Pradesh Population Male Female
Hyderabad 7,749,334 3,985,240 3,764,094
Vijayawada 1,491,202 750,770 740,432

Largest District by Population in Andhra Pradesh Population Male Female
Rangareddy 5,296,741 2,701,008 2,595,733
East Godavari 5,154,296 2,569,688 2,584,608
Guntur 4,887,813 2,440,521 2,447,292
Krishna 4,517,398 2,267,375 2,250,023
Visakhapatnam 4,290,589 2,138,910 2,151,679
Chittoor 4,174,064 2,090,204 2,083,860
Anantapur 4,081,148 2,064,495 2,016,653
Kurnool 4,053,463 2,039,227 2,014,236
Mahbubnagar 4,053,028 2,050,386 2,002,642
Hyderabad 3,943,323 2,018,575 1,924,748
West Godavari 3,936,966 1,964,918 1,972,048
Karimnagar 3,776,269 1,880,800 1,895,469
Warangal 3,512,576 1,759,281 1,753,295
Nalgonda 3,488,809 1,759,772 1,729,037
Prakasam 3,397,448 1,714,764 1,682,684
Medak 3,033,288 1,523,030 1,510,258
Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore 2,963,557 1,492,974 1,470,583
YSR 2,882,469 1,451,777 1,430,692
Khammam 2,797,370 1,390,988 1,406,382
Adilabad 2,741,239 1,369,597 1,371,642
Srikakulam 2,703,114 1,341,738 1,361,376
Nizamabad 2,551,335 1,250,641 1,300,694
Vizianagaram 2,344,474 1,161,477 1,182,997


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Largest District (km²)
1 Anantapur 19130
2 Mahbubnagar 18432
3 Kurnool 17658
4 Prakasam 17626
5 Adilabad 16105
Percentage of Child
1 Mahbubnagar 13.01 %
2 Kurnool 12.49 %
3 Medak 12.12 %
4 Rangareddy 11.95 %
5 Hyderabad 11.90 %
High Density
1 Hyderabad 18172
2 Rangareddy 707
3 Krishna 518
4 West Godavari 509
5 East Godavari 477
Top Population Growth
1 Rangareddy 48.16 %
2 Mahbubnagar 15.34 %
3 Kurnool 14.85 %
4 Medak 13.60 %
5 Anantapur 12.10 %
High Literacy
1 Hyderabad 83.25 %
2 Rangareddy 75.87 %
3 West Godavari 74.63 %
4 Krishna 73.74 %
5 Chittoor 71.53 %
High Sex Ratio
1 Nizamabad 1040
2 Vizianagaram 1019
3 Srikakulam 1015
4 Khammam 1011
5 Karimnagar 1008