SMT GADIPALLI KAVITHA
Chairperson
Zpp Khammam
ZILLA PRAJA PARISHAD KHAMMAM
ZILLA PRAJA PARISHAD KHAMMAM

SRI MARUPAKA NAGESH
Chief Executive Officer
Zpp Khammam

District Profile


The traditions of people have in Khammam district is a conglomeration of mosaic culture representing hindus, muslims and Christians. There are sizable number of scheduled tribes, who constitutes an integral part of hindu community. Among tribes, koyas, lambadas constitute sizable population. The tribal people are still following their own traditions and customs in their social life. 

The district, which had a population of 8,12,993 when it was formed, has about 27,98,214 as per 2011 census. The density has grown from 51 to 160 Sq.Km out of the total population, of the district there are 13,91,936 males and 14,06,278 females. Among them there are about 3,60,154 SCs 5,58,958 STs. About 80% of the population is living in villages. The sex ratio is 974 females for every 1000 male population in villages and about 977 females for 1000 males in the urban areas. The child population of the district in the age group of 0-6 years is 3,37,459. Sex ratio in the child population in the age group 0-6, 968 female in rural areas 971 female in urban areas.

The Khammam district has ST population 5,58,958 which is about 13.29% of the total tribal population of the state. Out of the total (46) mandals about (29) mandals are populated by tribals groups like, Koyas, Lambadas and Kondareddis and about (2) mandals are partially populated by tribes.