Literacy rate too acts as important information. From this report, it can be deduced that the average literacy rate constitutes of 73 percent, which is even higher than that of the entire, which has showed a count of 59.5 percent. Out of it, male populace constitutes of 77 percent . Rate of female literacy constitutes of 69 percent .
Being an integral part of the Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh it is natural that the Kanuru town too goes into the footsteps of the district. Just like many other places, in Kanuru also, people ardently carry on agricultural practices. Commercial activities too are popular. In fact quite a handful of industrial units have developed. Main products include sugar, cement, musical instruments and many more.
Telugu is the main language spoken by the maximum of people in the district. The culture and tradition of this Krishna district too is quite enriched. It is the birthplace of Kuchipudi dance.