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 Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore District - District Handbook Download with 2011 CensusData

 

 

DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS :

As per 2001 census the total population of the District is 26.68 lakhs out of which male population is 13.45 lakhs and female population is 13.23 lakhs. The rural population is 20.69 lakhs and Urban population is 5.99 lakhs. The population of females per 1000 males is 984.

LITERACY :

The total literacy population in the District is 15.23 lakhs covering 65.08% of the total population in the District. Out of which male literates is 8.67 lakhs covering 73.67% and female literates is 6.56 lakhs covering 56.38%.

RAINFALL :

The Normal Rainfall of the District is 1080 mm. During the year 2010-11 the actual Rainfall received was 1080 mm.

LAND USE :

The total Geographical area of the District is 13.08 lakh Hectares. Of this 20.09% is forest area. The rest is distributed among Barren and Uncultivable Land (10.56%) and Land put into Non Agricultural uses (18.68%). The net area sown forms 25.96% while cultivable waste and fallow (current and old) lands Constitute 17.75%.

COASTAL:

The District has a coastal line of 169 Kms covering 12 mandals. There are 93 coastal fishermen habitations having 82500 population out of which 16300 are active fishermen. The estimated marine landings in the District, are 54941 mts. There is a Pulicat Lake which is the 2nd biggest Brackish Water Lake in the country with an area of 468 Sq.Kms. The lake accounts for annual production of 6500 Mts. of Fishey wealth providing livelihood to 11000 Fishermen covering 20 Kuppams around the lake.

 
         

Sl. No

ITEM

UNIT

YEAR

DISTRICT

STATE

DIST. Charecteristic as % of the State

1

Area

Sq.Kms

2001 Census

13076

275069

4.75

2

Population

 

 

 

 

 

 

a)Total

Number

2001 Census

2668564

7621007

3.5

 

b)Urban

Number

2001 Census

599043

20808940

2.87

 

c)Rural

Number

2001 Census

2069521

55401067

3.73

 

d)Urban Population as % to total

Percentage

2001 Census

22.45

27.3

 

3

Density of population

Sq.Km

2001 Census

204

277

 

4

Inhabited Villages

Number

2001 Census

1124

26614

4.26

5

Towns

Number

2001 Census

5

210

2.38

6

a)Literates

Number

2001 Census

1522866

39934323

3.8

 

b)Literacy Rate

Percentage

2001 Census

65.08

61.55

 

7

Working population

Number

2001 Census

1211702

34893859

3.47

8

Sheduled caste population

Number

2001 Census

587157

12339496

4.75

9

Sheduled Tribe population

Number

2001 Census

242257

5024104

4.82

10

Normal Rainfall

MMs

2010-11

1080

940

 

11

Actual Rainfall

MMs

2010-11

1367.6

 

 

12

Gross Cropped Area

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

4.59

133.62

3.44

13

Net Cropped Area

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

3.67

107.45

3.42

14

a)Gross Irrigated Area

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

3.37

59.96

5.62

 

b)Gross area Irrigated as % to total cropped area

Percentage

2010-11

73.55

44.87

 

15

Net Irrigated Area

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

2.60

43.93

5.92

16

Area Under

 

 

 

 

 

 

a)Rice

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

2.71

39.82

6.81

 

b)Sugar Cane

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.07

 

 

 

c)Groundnut

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.10

18.76

0.53

 

d)Cotton

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.08

10.33

0.77

 

e)Bajra

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.002

0.81

0.25

17

Production of Major Crops

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) Rice

(Lakh Tonnes)

2009-10

10.04

142.41

7.05

 

b)Bajra

(Lakh Tonnes)

2009-10

0.02

0.82

2.44

 

c)Groundnut

(Lakh Tonnes)

2009-10

0.28

9.73

2.88

 

d)Cotton

(Bales of 170kgs Lint)

2009-10

86.28

3569

2.42

 

e)Tobacco

(Lakh Tonnes)

2009-10

0.18

3.14

5.73

18

Area Irrigated under different sources

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) Dug wells

Number

2010-11

31214

1182991

2.64

 

 

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.14

10.45

1.34

 

b) Tube wells

Number

2010-11

49747

477021

10.43

 

 

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.85

15.73

5.40

 

c) Tanks

Number

2010-11

1832

71551

2.56

 

 

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.78

6.34

12.30

 

d) Lift Irrigation

Number

2010-11

62

25371

0.24

 

 

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

0.003

1.55

0.19

 

e) Projects

Number

2010-11

6

187

3.21

 

 

Lakh Hect.

2010-11

1.53

20.89

7.32

19

Land holdings

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) Marginal Farmers (<1Hect.)

Number

2005-06 Census

276758

8258527

3.35

 

b) Small Farmers ( 1 - 2 Hect)

Number

 

86114

6299793

1.37

 

c) Medium Farmers (2 -10 Hect)

Number

 

54650

1637759

3.34

 

d) Large Farmers ( > 10 Hect)

Number

 

1876

320975

0.58

20

Live Stock Population

Number

1999 Census

2000190

48219921

4.1

 

a) White Cattle

Number

2007 Census

170921

 

 

 

b) Buffaloes

Number

2007 Census

769444

 

 

 

c) Sheep

Number

2007 Census

940842

 

 

 

d) Goat

Number

2007 Census

365685

 

 

21

Veterinary Hospitals

Number

2010-11

15

281

5.3

22

Veterinary Dispensaries

Number

2010-11

92

1826

5.0

23

Rural Live Stock Units

Number

2010-11

115

3152

3.6

24

a)Government Hospitals ,b)PHCs&Dispensaries (Allopathic)

Number

2010-11

94

2176

4.3

25

a)Villages Electrified

Number

2010-11

1201

26613

4.51

 

b)Villages Electrified as a % of Total

Percentage

2010-11

100

100

 

26

Length of Roads

 

 

 

 

 

 

a)Under R&B Department

Kms

2010-11

3503

63639

5.5

 

b)PR .Zilla Parishad&Mandal Parishad

Kms

2010-11

4614

120283

3.84

27

Land Revenue Collection

Rs.In Lakhs

2010-11

329.55

3676.85

9

28

Revenue Villages

Number

2001 Census

1201

26613

4.51

29

Gram Panchayats

Number

2001 Census

961

21895

4.39

30

Revenue Mandals

Number

2001 Census

46

1128

4.1

31

Mandal Parishads

Number

2001 Census

46

1094

4.2

32

Degree Colleges

Number

2010-11

49

1879

2.6

33

Junior Colleges

Number

2010-11

152

3712

4.1

34

Total No. of Schools

Number

2010-11

4229

94984

4.5

 

A. Primary Schools

Number

2010-11

2941

 

 

 

B. Upper Primary Schools

Number

2010-11

654

 

 

 

C. High Schools

Number

2010-11

512

 

 

35

No. of Habitations

 

 

 

 

 

 

a)Total

Number

2001 Census

2832

 

 

 

b)Rural

Number

2001 Census

2732

 

 

 

c)Urban

Number

2001 Census

100

 

 

36

Total No. of House holds

Number

2001 Census

640942

 

 

37

Civil Supplies

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) No. of White Ration Cards

Number

2010-11

707108

11360090

6.22

 

b) No. of Pink Ration Cards

Number

2010-11

74956

5397160

1.39

38

Percentage of Literacy

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) Males

%

2001 Census

73.67

71.38

 

 

b) Females

%

2001 Census

56.38

51.52

 

 

c) Total

 

2001 Census

65.08

61.55

 

39

Students enrolled in Colleges

 

 

 

 

 

 

a)Degree Colleges

Number

2010-11

19320

604600

8.19

 

b)Jr.Collages

Number

2010-11

52035

1463167

3.56

40

Students enrolled in Schools

Number

2010-11

399919

13659160

2.93

 

  

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