Sulluru (Sullurpeta) Census Town, with population of about 28 thousand is Sullurpeta sub district's the most populous census town located in Sullurpeta sub district of Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Sulluru (Sullurpeta) census town is 5 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 6032 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Sulluru (sullurpeta) Ward No 01 and the population of Sulluru (sullurpeta) Ward No 01 is about 28 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Sullurpet which is within the census town. Sullurpet is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Nellore which is 95 km away. Hyderabad is the state head quarter of the census town and is 555 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1331 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43°C and minimum temperature goes down to 22°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 28 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (47%) are male and about 15 thousand (53%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 23% are from schedule caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sulluru (Sullurpeta) census town is 9%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 6870 households in the census town and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sulluru (Sullurpeta)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 27,504 19,450 6,412 1,642 2,612
Male 12,955 9,566 2,604 785 1,330
Female 14,549 9,884 3,808 857 1,282

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 10% 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 1133 in Muslims are 1020 and in Christians are 1235.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sulluru (Sullurpeta)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 27,504 24,056 2,669 637 4 0 112 6 20
Male 12,955 11,277 1,321 285 2 0 61 4 5
Female 14,549 12,779 1,348 352 2 0 51 2 15

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 34.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 20 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 42.7% which is 16.6% higher than male population growth rate of 26.1%. General caste population has increased by 37.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 24.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 47.4% and child population has increased by 7.4% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sulluru (Sullurpeta)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.4% 37.1% 24.3% 47.4% 7.4%
Male 26.1% 33.2% 2.6% 42.2% 8.9%
Female 42.7% 41% 45.3% 52.5% 5.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1123 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1033, in schedule caste is 1462 and in schedule tribe is 1092. There are 964 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 131 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sulluru (Sullurpeta)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 131 57 430 74 -29
2011 1123 1033 1462 1092 964
2001 992 976 1032 1018 993

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 Sulluru (Sullurpeta) is 84%. 89% of male and 79% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sulluru (Sullurpeta)

Total Male Female
Change 4.3% 2.2% 7.2%
2011 83.6% 88.9% 79.1%
2001 79.3% 86.7% 71.9%

Workers profile

Sulluru (Sullurpeta) has 32% (8826) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 12% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sulluru (Sullurpeta)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.1% 30.9% 1.2% 67.9%
Male 55% 53.7% 1.4% 45%
Female 11.7% 10.6% 1.1% 88.3%