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.
Andhra Pradesh Table Data
|Percantage of total Population
|Child Sex Ratio
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)
|Male Population (0-6 Age)
|Female Population (0-6 Age)
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.
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.
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 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 59.15 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Andhra Pradesh stood at 60.47 percent of which male and female were 70.32 percent and 50.43 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.
Andhra Pradesh Religious Data
Lot of viewers are asking us to provide religion's data of Andhra Pradesh state. Most important question of all is what is the current population of Hindus, Muslim, Sikhs and Christian in state of Andhra Pradesh. But Govt. of India is yet to release full religious data of Andhra Pradesh state. Once it is released, we will provide the detailed information on this page of Andhra Pradesh Population Census 2011.
Andhra Pradesh Population 2015
What is the population of Andhra Pradesh in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no answer. The last census of Andhra Pradesh was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. As per 2011 population of Andhra Pradesh state was 84,580,777.
Andhra Pradesh Urban/Rural Population 2011
|Child Sex Ratio (0-6)
|Child Population (0-6)
|Child Percentage (0-6)
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.
Andhra Pradesh Metropolitan/City Population
|Large cities of Andhra Pradesh
|Hyderabad (Municipal Corporation)
|Visakhapatnam (Municipal Corporation)
|Vijayawada (Municipal Corporation)
|Guntur (Municipal Corporation)
|Warangal (Municipal Corporation)
|Nellore (Municipal Corporation)
|Kurnool (Municipal Corporation)
|Kadapa (Municipal Corporation)
|Rajahmundry (Municipal Corporation)
|Kakinada (Municipal Corporation)
|Large Urban Agglomeration of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Districts Population
|Largest District by Population in Andhra Pradesh
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.