Prakasam District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Andhra Pradesh) - Census 2011
Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh has a 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 a total 860,463 families residing in Prakasam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Prakasam district is 981.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.6% people live in Urban areas while 80.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.4% while that in 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.
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.
|Children (Age 0-6)||378,261||195,753||182,508|
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.
Religion-wise Population - Prakasam district
|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|
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 urban population was 664,582 out of which 332,123 were males while the remaining 332,459 were females. In rural areas of Prakasam, male population was 1,382,641 while the 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 the 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.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||930||945|
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 labourers.
Nearby Districts from Prakasam
Below are the list of Districts near Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh.
|Guntur district population||4,887,813|
|Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district population||2,963,557|
|Krishna district population||4,517,398|
|YSR district population||2,882,469|
|Kurnool district population||4,053,463|
|West Godavari district population||3,936,966|
|East Godavari district population||5,154,296|
|Anantapur district population||4,081,148|
|Visakhapatnam district population||4,290,589|
|Chittoor district population||4,174,064|