Poranki Census Town, with population of about 26 thousand is Penamaluru sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Penamaluru sub district of Krishna district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Poranki census town is 12 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 2169 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Poranki Ward No 01 and the population of Poranki Ward No 01 is about 26 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Vijayawada which is 10 km far from here. Penamaluru is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 3 km. District head quarter of the census town is Machilipatnam which is 65 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 280 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 654 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 44°C and minimum temperature goes down to 19°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 26 thousand people, among them about 12 thousand (49%) are male and about 13 thousand (51%) are female. 85% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Poranki census town is 8%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6420 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Poranki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 25,545 21,802 2,899 844 1,977
Male 12,438 10,653 1,398 387 1,004
Female 13,107 11,149 1,501 457 973

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 3% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1057 in Muslims are 1010 and in Christians are 1024.

Religion wise population 2011 - Poranki

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 25,545 24,141 820 506 3 0 0 2 73
Male 12,438 11,737 408 250 1 0 0 2 40
Female 13,107 12,404 412 256 2 0 0 0 33

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 26.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 27.6% which is 1.7% higher than male population growth rate of 25.9%. General caste population has increased by 26.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 27.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.5% and child population has increased by 1.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Poranki

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.7% 26.6% 27.7% 27.5% 1.4%
Male 25.9% 25.7% 27.8% 24.4% 0.7%
Female 27.6% 27.5% 27.5% 30.2% 2.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1054 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1047, in schedule caste is 1074 and in schedule tribe is 1181. There are 969 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 15 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 13 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Poranki

Total General SC ST Child
Change 15 16 -2 52 13
2011 1054 1047 1074 1181 969
2001 1039 1031 1076 1129 956

Literacy

Total about 21 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 10 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Poranki is 87%. 89% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Poranki

Total Male Female
Change 2.9% 1.8% 4.1%
2011 87% 88.9% 85.3%
2001 84.1% 87.1% 81.2%

Workers profile

Poranki has 33% (8424) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 16% female population are working population. 49% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 15% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Poranki

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33% 31.4% 1.6% 67%
Male 50.7% 49% 1.7% 49.3%
Female 16.1% 14.7% 1.5% 83.9%