Andhra Pradesh is a growth hub and one of the most progressing states of the country. It accommodates a large number of Industries, Service sectors and companies. Andhra Pradesh derived its name from the Andhra people who speak Telugu. Andhra Pradesh was the result of the demand of the inhabitants for a separate state and achieved it in 1956. Telangana was earlier a part of this state, but was separated to achieve an independent state status. Hyderabad is the capital of both Andhra & Telangana & has seen the rule of the Nizams for a very long time.
Andhra is originally an agricultural based state but it is also engaged in mining activity and a significant amount of industry and service sectors. Andhra Pradesh is considered as one of the oldest states in the country and finds often find mentions in many ancient works of literature.
Geographical Location: It is positioned in the southeastern part of the subcontinent. It is bordered by the Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the southwest and west, Telangana to the northwest and north, and Odisha to the northeast. The eastern borderline is a 600-mile coastline along the Bay of Bengal.
Climate: The climate of Andhra Pradesh fluctuates frequently, depending on the geographical area. The summers last from March to June. In the coastal plain, the summer temperature is usually higher than the rest of the state. About one third of the total rainfall is brought by the northeast monsoon.
Population of Andhra Pradesh in 2019
According to the data of Census 2011, it has population of 8.46 Crores, this figure has increase from that of 7.62 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Andhra Pradesh as per 2011 census is 84,580,777 out of which male and female are 42,442,146 and 42,138,631 respectively.
To identify the population of Andhra Pradesh in 2019, we need to take a detailed look at the past 5 year’s trend of population. It will help us identify some common points through which we can derive the estimate figure of population for this year.
- 2014 – 51.2 Million
- 2015 –51.9 Million
- 2016 –52.5 Million
- 2017 –53.06 Million
- 2018 –53.612 Million.
Predicting the 2019 population of Amritsar is not an easy thing to do as the data is quite humongous & complex, but we can draw a conclusion after analyzing the population from the year 2014 – 18. On detailed Analysis, we found that every year the population increases by approximate 0.552 Million people.
Hence, the population of Andhra Pradesh in 2019 is determined to be
53.612 Million + 0.552 Million = 54.164 Million.
So, the population of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2019 as per estimated data will be Million.
Population 2019 –54.164 Million (Estimated).
Demography of Andhra Pradesh
The demography of Andhra Pradesh is highly diverse. Telugu is the official and widely spoken language in the state. A small minority speaks Urdu while other speaks language such as Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, and Oriya.
A vast majority of denizens practice Hinduism whereas other follows Islam or Christianity.
The sex ratio of Andhra is 993 females for 1000 males, which is obviously higher than the national average of 926 for each 1000. The education or literacy rate stays at 67.41%.
The total population constitutes 70.4% of provincial masses with 34,776,389 inhabitants and 29.6% of urban population with 14,610,410 inhabitants. Children in the age group of 0–6 years are around 5,222,384, constituting 10.6% of the total population.
Nearly one-third of the population lives in urban areas. Of the urban dwellers, about half live in the state’s 10 most-populous urban areas, notably the industrial and manufacturing regions around Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada in the northeast.
Population Density and Growth of Andhra Pradesh
The population density of Andhra Pradesh as per census data of the year 2011 is 308 persons per square kilometer. The development rate of Muslims has been huge since last Two decades. Muslim inhabitants grew by 34.5%, which is a considerably large figure in the state. The total population growth of the state in this decade was 10.98 % while previously it was 13.86 % as recorded in census 2001.
The growth rate of the state is below the national average. The state has progressed with respect to the technological infrastructure and is among the major states that houses development in sectors like IT and Telecom. Other than that it is trying to catch up the pace of growth in near future.
State Symbols of Andhra Pradesh
Fun Facts about Andhra Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh has one of the largest coastlines in India.
- Lambasingi is an enchanting village which is widely known as the ‘Kashmir of South India’. It is the only place in South India where snowfall happens every year.
- Due to its large production of eggs, the state is known as ‘the egg bowl of India’.
- Asia’s largest chilli market is located near Amaravati in Guntur.
- Gautam Buddha taught the holy ritual of “Kalachakra” in the town of Amaravati, which is home to many ancient Buddhist monk.
- Srikalahasthi Kalamkari, Kondapalli Bommallu, Budithi Bell & Brass Metal Craft, Machilipatnam Kalamkari, Nasik Valley Wine are among the many things that have been awarded Geographical Indication Tag by Government of India.
Literacy Rate in Andhra Pradesh
Talking about the literacy rate in Andhra Pradesh is more than 67%. The government has been constantly working towards improving the literacy rate of the state and we are expecting more improved literacy rate in coming future. Still, the male literate is higher than female literate and it’s time to make it equal. There are few more educational institutions are planned to open in future which will reach the ground level of the state.
Largest City in Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam is the largest city in Andhra Pradesh. Being the largest city, it is also a hub of corporates. There are a number of IT companies here offer thousands of jobs every year. The place is also popular for higher educational studies. People from all across the country come here for higher education such as engineering, medical, management etc.
Religions in Andhra Pradesh
People from a diversity of religions are the residents of Andhra Pradesh. The majority is of Hindu community people. Other communities are Muslim, Jain, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and many more. Though Telugu is the key language of the state, however, English is also spoken at a broad level. So, if you are coming here from other states where Hindi & English is spoken, you won’t have to face trouble in your day to day life. Even a majority of Telugu people can speak Hindi.