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Census 2011
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.

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.

Details 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,397,448 3,059,423
Male 1,714,764 1,552,332
Female 1,682,684 1,507,091
Population Growth 11.05% 10.88%
Area Sq. Km 17,626 17,626
Density/km2 193 174
Proportion to Andhra Pradesh Population 4.02% 4.01%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 981 971
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 932 955
Average Literacy 63.08 57.38
Male Literacy 72.92 69.35
Female Literacy 53.11 45.08
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 378,261 389,344
Male Population (0-6 Age) 195,753 199,153
Female Population (0-6 Age) 182,508 190,191
Literates 1,904,435 1,532,126
Male Literates 1,107,686 938,482
Female Literates 796,749 593,644
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.13% 12.73%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.42% 12.83%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.85% 12.62%

Prakasam District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Prakasam population for 2011 census, 19.56 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 664,582 people lives in urban areas of which males are 332,123 and females are 332,459. Sex Ratio in urban region of Prakasam district is 1001 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Prakasam district was 945 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 67,187 of which males and females were 34,547 and 32,640. This child population figure of Prakasam district is 10.40 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Prakasam district as per census 2011 is 78.43 % of which males and females are 85.73 % and 71.18 % literates respectively. In actual number 468,522 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 255,098 and 213,424 respectively.

Prakasam District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 80.44 % population of Prakasam districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Prakasam district population living in rural areas is 2,732,866 of which males and females are 1,382,641 and 1,350,225 respectively. In rural areas of Prakasam district, sex ratio is 977 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Prakasam district is considered, figure is 930 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 311,074 in rural areas of which males were 161,206 and females were 149,868. The child population comprises 11.66 % of total rural population of Prakasam district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Prakasam district is 59.29 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 69.80 and 48.60 percent respectively. In total, 1,435,913 people were literate of which males and females were 852,588 and 583,325 respectively.
All details regarding Prakasam District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Prakasam District.

Urban Agglomerations inside Prakasam District Population Male Female
Ongole (Urban Agglomeration) 206,419 103,541 102,878
Chirala (Urban Agglomeration) 162,725 80,215 82,510

Cities inside Anantapur District Population Male Female
Ongole (Municipality) 202,826 101,728 101,098
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