Population Details

According to 2001 census, the District had population of 30.38 lakh, which is about 6.76% of the total State population. In 1991 census the total population of the District was 24,15,010 Lakhs, in which 12,30,650 were Male & 11,84,360 were Female. In rural 14,29,610 & in Urban it was 9,85,400.

Area Distribution
Total Area 7857.00 Sq.Kms.
Net Sown Area 3107.44 Sq.Kms.
Net Irrigation Area 2435.27 Sq.Kms.
Forest Area 426.57 Sq.Kms.


Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribes Population
Category Rural Urban Total
Scheduled Caste 563.37 295.71 859.08
Scheduled Tribe 20.70 10.68 31.38


Workers

The total main workers of the District was 8,92,700 persons forming 38.06% of total population in the District. Of this, 6,65,386 were male workers & 2,73,518 were Female workers & 5,86,533 were from rural & 3,52,371 were from Urban & 1,62,140 were of cultivators & 2,96,212 of Agricultural labourers & 39,571 of Household industry and rest in other activities.

Growth Rate
Population Growth per Annum 2.48%
Population Density (Persons/Sq.Km) 592.00
Percentage of Workers against Total Population 38.06%


Birth & Death Rate
Type Rural Urban Combined
Birth Rate(Per 1000 Population) 20.6 16.6 19.6
Death Rate(Per 1000 Population) 6.0 4.3 5.6
Infant Mortality Rate (Per 1000 Live Births) 30.0 19.0 27.0


Literacy
Literacy 66.38 %
Male Literacy 77.07 %
Female Literacy 55.22 %
Urban Literacy 79.41 %
Urban male Literacy 87.45 %
Urban Female Literacy 70.83 %
Rural Literacy 55.55 %
Rural Male Literacy 87.45 %
Rural Female Literacy 42.51 %


Education
Total Literate 2648.10
Rural Literate 1210.39
Rural Literate - Male 752.83
Rural Literate - Female 457.56
Urban Literate 1437.71
Urban Literate - Male 817.45
Urban Literate - Female 620.26


Climate
Season
Maximum Minimum
Summer
36.6° C 21.1° C
Winter
28.7° C 19.8° C


Rainfall

The pre-monsoon rainfall is almost uniform throughout the district. The coastal taluks get more rains rather than the interior regions. This district is mainly depending on the seasonal rains, the distress conditions prevail in the event of the failure of rains. Northeast and Southwest monsoon are the major donors with 54% and 36% contribution each to the total annual rainfall.

Normal 1213.3 mm
Actual 1133.0 mm
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