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Census 2011

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An official Census 2011 detail of Prakasam, a district of Andhra Pradesh has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Andhra Pradesh. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh.

Population

In 2011, Prakasam had population of 3,397,448 of which male and female were 1,714,764 and 1,682,684 respectively. In 2001 census, Prakasam had a population of 3,059,423 of which males were 1,552,332 and remaining 1,507,091 were females. Prakasam District population constituted 4.02 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Prakasam District was at 4.01 percent of Maharashtra population.

Population Growth Rate

There was change of 8.47 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, srikakulam District recorded increase of 16.39 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Density Of Population

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Prakasam district for 2011 is 193 people per sq. km. In 2001, Prakasam district density was at 174 people per sq. km. Prakasam district administers 17,626 square kilometers of areas.

Literacy Rate

Average literacy rate of Prakasam in 2011 were 63.08 compared to 57.38 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 72.92 and 53.11 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 69.35 and 45.08 in Prakasam District. Total literate in Prakasam District were 1,904,435 of which male and female were 1,107,686 and 796,749 respectively. In 2001, Prakasam District had 1,532,126 in its district.

Sex Ratio

With regards to Sex Ratio in Prakasam, it stood at 981 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 971. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 932 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 955 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Child Population

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Prakasam. There were total 378,261 children under age of 0-6 against 389,344 of 2001 census. Of total 378,261 male and female were 195,753 and 182,508 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 932 compared to 955 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.13 percent of Prakasam District compared to 12.73 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.6 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Prakasam District WISE POPULATION CENSUS
Sl.No Details 2011 census 2001 census
1 Actual Population 3,397,448 3,059,423
2 Male 1,714,764 1,552,332
3 Female 1,682,684 1,507,091
4 Population Growth 11.05% 10.88%
5 Area Sq. Km 17,626 17,626
6 Density/km2 193 174
7 Proportion to Andhra Pradesh Population 4.02% 4.01%
8 Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 981 971
9 Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 932 955
10 Average Literacy 63.08 57.38
11 Male Literacy 72.92 69.35
12 Female Literacy 53.11 45.08
13 Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 378,261 389,344
14 Male Population (0-6 Age) 195,753 199,153
15 Female Population (0-6 Age) 182,508 190,191
16 Literates 1,904,435 1,532,126
17 Male Literates 1,107,686 938,482
18 Female Literates 796,749 593,644
19 Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.13% 12.73%
20 Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.42% 12.83%
21 Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.85% 12.62%